noradrenaline


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noradrenaline

[‚nȯr·ə′dren·ə·lən]
(biochemistry)
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The mechanism by which red clover produces muscle relaxation was investigated using noradrenaline, acetylcholine and ATP.
This allows the accumulation of neurotransmitter within the synapse, mostly serotonin and noradrenaline, but less so dopamine.
Challenging that idea, Carlsson found dopamine, but not noradrenaline, in certain parts of the brain, including one that controls limb movement.
The researchers have now reported that the interaction of the stress hormones hydrocortisone and noradrenaline shut down the activity of brain regions for goal-directed behaviour.
Based upon significant correlations, potential predictor variables included APACHE III score, noradrenaline dose, fluid balance, BNP concentration.
This antagonism was abolished by pretreatment with a serotonin precursor, 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP, IP), but not by pretreatment with a noradrenaline precursor, L-dihydroxyphenylalanine (L-DOPA, IP) in the tail-flick test.
In diabetic peripheral neuropathy, increasing levels of serotonin and noradrenaline in the spinal cord reduce the body's sensation of pain from the nerve damage caused by diabetes.
Included in this long list are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors, nonselective neurotransmitter inhibitors, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, antiepileptic agents, and tramadol and other analgesics.
As the team reports in the July Brain Research Bulletin, the nicotine-exposed pups that died failed to produce the stress hormones adrenaline and noradrenaline when faced with oxygen deprivation.
Noradrenaline (NA) system, encompassing NA neurons in locus coeruleus and nucleus tractus solitiarius is well positioned to regulate motivational control; however its exact contribution is not fully understood.

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