Neurotransmitter

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Neurotransmitter

A Neurotransmitter is a chemical messenger released by neurons to stimulate neighboring neurons, muscles, or gland cells.1

There are many neurotransmitters, including Dopamine, Acetylcholine, and Glutamate.

Here’s a look at types of neurotransmitters:

Here’s a quick look at how neurotransmission works:

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  1. https://www.britannica.com/science/neurotransmitter
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