norepinephrine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n norepinephrine a catecholamine precursor of epinephrine that is secreted by the adrenal medulla and also released at synapses
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Usage


In news:

Therefore, we have measured nonstationary potassium current fluctuations under voltage clamp conditions to determine whether norepinephrine increases the current through this channel.
Actions of norepinephrine on single-channel current.
Cymbalta is part of a class of antidepressants that affect both serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain.
The researchers posit that even a very brief session of exercise will raise norepinephrine levels, which may be what is leading to improved memory.
New study finds it's not just dopamine-producing cells, but likely ones that secrete norepinephrine, as well, that kick-start the movement disorder.
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In science:

Cohen, An integrative theory of Locus Coeruleus-Norepinephrine function: adaptive gain and optimal performance, Annu.
The geometry of spontaneous spiking in neuronal networks
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