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Biology of the NMDA Receptor

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Biology of the NMDA Receptor
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Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1420044141
ISBN-13: 9781420044140

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This book covers many aspects of the biology of NMDARs: their role in controlling structure and function of synapses and neurons during early development; how overstimulation of NMDARs results in excitotoxicity and contributes to several progressive brain disorders, including Huntington’s disease; the newly discovered and intriguing interactions of NMDARs and dopamine receptors that mediate reward in the central nervous system.

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