gamma-Aminobutyric acid in the nervous system of a planarian.

  title={gamma-Aminobutyric acid in the nervous system of a planarian.},
  author={Katie Eriksson and Pertti Panula},
  journal={The Journal of comparative neurology},
  volume={345 4},
The amino acid gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is an important inhibitory neurotransmitter in both vertebrates and invertebrates. Despite this, no reports of GABA in flatworms have to date been published. We have studied the presence of GABA in the planarian Dugesia tigrina with immunocytochemical methods and high-pressure liquid chromatography. Fibers… CONTINUE READING