Development of neurotransmitter systems during critical periods

@article{Herlenius2004DevelopmentON,
  title={Development of neurotransmitter systems during critical periods},
  author={Eric Herlenius and Hugo Lagercrantz},
  journal={Experimental Neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={190},
  pages={8-21}
}
Neurotransmitters are released from neurons and mediate neuronal communication. Neuromodulators can also be released from other cells and influence the neuronal signaling. Both neurotransmitters and neuromodulators play an important role in the shaping and the wiring of the nervous system possibly during critical windows of the development. Monoamines are expressed in the very early embryo, at which stage the notochord already contains high noradrenaline levels. Purines and neuropeptides are… Expand
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