Neuropharmacology

Neuropharmacology

[noor-oh-fahr-muh-kol-uh-jee, nyoor-]
Neuropharmacology is concerned with drug-induced changes in the functioning of cells in the nervous system.. Within the discipline of neuropharmacology there are two branches, behavioral and molecular.

Neuropharmacology is concerned with the study of the neurochemical interactions of neuropeptides, neurohormones, neuromodulators, enzymes, secondary messenger systems of the central nervous system, co-transporters, ion channels, receptor proteins, and more.

Neuropsychopharmacology, the branch of neuropharmacology interested in the biological basis of mind, is an especially active area of neuropharmacology research.

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