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What is responsible for the reuptake of serotonin?
D1-like receptors _____ cAMP levels.
Dopaminergic projections to the frontal cortex, nucleus accumbens, and limbic system orginate from where? They function in reward, cognition and motivation.
True or False: There are 2 classes of adrenergic receptors, alpha and beta.
What enzyme converts dopamine to norepinephrine?
Which enzyme converts tryptophan into 5-HTP?
True or False: Serotonin and dopamine share a common precursor and are synthesized through very similar pathways.
Dopamine Receptors, D1 and D5, are D1-like receptors. Theses receptors activate which type of G protein? (stimulatory or inhibitory G protein).
Almost all receptors of modulatory Neurotransmitters are apart of what class? (ionotrophic or metabotrophic)
Which dopamine receptor functions as an autoreceptor, inhibiting the release of too much dopamine?
What transporter system is responsible for packaging catecholamines into synaptic vesicles?
Serotonin is derived from what amino acid?
The dopaminergic neurons found in the substantia nigra are associated with _______.
Which serotonin receptor is ligand gated or ionotrophic?
How many types of receptors does dopamine have?
Dopaminergic projections from substantia nigra project to the ______ functioning in voluntary movements.
What enzyme catalyzes the conversion of L-Dopa to Dopamine
Which neurotransmitter is heavily associated with depression?
True or False: Although addictive substances bind to an array of neuron receptors, dopamine reinforces the addictive behavior.
True or False: a1 adregeneric receptors are inhibitory, decreasing cAMP levels.
Where can dopamine be found in the brain?
A severe loss of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigria leads to the development of what disease?
What enzyme catalyzes the conversion of tyrosine to L-Dopa?
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What biogenic monoamine neurotransmitter is involved in attention and arousal?
This class of drugs block the degradation of dopamine.
What 2 enzymes degrade norepinephrine?
What is responsible for the reuptake of dopamine?
True or False: Modulatory neurons arise from a large number of neurons scattered across the CNS.
What is responsible for the reuptake of norepinephrine?
True or False: Modulatory neurons are able to influence many other neurons.
Dopamine Receptors, D2, D3 and D4, are D2-like receptors. Theses receptors activate which type of G protein? (stimulatory or inhibitory G protein).
Where can norepinephrine be found in the brain?
Which biogenic monoamine system is involved in PTSD?
_____, a pre-cursor for dopamine, acts as a treatment for Parkinsons by increasing the levels of dopamine in the brain.
True or False: Dopamine synthesizing neurons are located in the medulla.
D2-like receptors _____ cAMP levels.
True or False:Serotonin is degraded by catechol O methyltransferase and monoamine oxidase.
B-adrenergic receptors act by _____ cAMP levels.
True or False: An excess in the activation of dopamine D2 receptors can lead to schizophrenia.
Where can neurons that release serotonin be found?
What biogenic monoamine neurotransmitter is associated with eating, sleeping, and mood?
Which biogenic monoamine system is involved in mood, cognition, and arousal?
Dopamine is derived from what amino acid?
What 2 enzymes degrade dopamine?
The dopaminergic neurons found in the ventral tegmental area are associated with _____ and ____.

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