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Neuropsychopharmacology

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Updated 2009-09-28 03:15

Neuropsychopharmacology

 

Introduction, Acetylcholine, Catecholamines

Acetylcholine etc.

QuestionAnswer
Precursor for AchCholine
Enzyme that binds precursor with acetyl CoAChAT (Choline acetyltransferase)
Two drugs that can block Ach synthesis by blocking high-affinity choline uptakeHemicolinium-3; triethylcholine
Drug that can inhibit ChAT, but lacks specificityStyrylpyridine
Drug that can stimuluate ChAT but lacks specificityChloride
Blocks ACh storage by blocking vessicle transporterVesamicol
Stimulates release of Ach from vessiclesα-latrotoxin (alpha)
Two toxins that block ACh releasebotulinum toxin; tetanus toxin
Used to diagnose loss of ACh receptors on muscleTensilon
AChE inhibitor that is used to treat glaucomaPhysostigmine
AChE inhibitor used to treat curare poisoningNeostigmine
Two cholinergic ligands that mimics ACh PNS effect but does not cross BBBCarbachol; Methacholine
Two nicotinic agonistsNicotine; methylcharbacol
Two nicotinic antagonistsD-tubocurarine; mecamylamine
Three muscarinic agonistsMuscarine, policarpine, oxotremorine
Two muscarinic antagonistsatropine, scopolamine
memorize

Catecholamines etc.

QuestionAnswer
Name all types of catecholaminesDopamine; Epinephrine; Norepinephrine
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