Selected issues of GABA metabolism and its potential role in neuropsychiatric disorders.

Andrzej Kostyrko

Abstract


This mini review is limited to chosen problems about GABA metabolism mainly in aspect of associated disorders. GABA primarily identified as inhibitory neurotransmitter plays also excitatory function. Abundant investigations concern the role of GABA in forming and development of neuronal structures in the brain. Resolving of this basic questions will allow to understand the etiology of related neuropsychiatric disorders.

Keywords


ABAT; GABA; interneurons; autism; bipolar disorder; schizophrenia

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