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dc.contributor.authorGomes, Francisco Isaac Fernandes-
dc.contributor.authorAragão, Maria Gerusa Brito-
dc.contributor.authorBezerra, Mirna Marques-
dc.contributor.authorChaves, Hellíada Vasconcelos-
dc.identifier.citationGOMES, Francisco Isaac Fernandes et al. GABAergic transmission and modulation of anxiety: a review on molecular aspects. Braz. J. Biol. Sci., v. 6, n. 12, p. 9-16, 2019.pt_BR
dc.description.abstractStress responses activate protective mechanisms to achieve homeostasis, but they can be detrimental when such responses become maladaptive. Anxiety relates to risk assessment of a potential threat and involves uncertainty regarding the anticipation of a threatening situation and it dampers quality of life. Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) is the major inhibitory system in the central nervous system and plays a key role in the regulation of neuronal transmission in the brain, affecting many physiological and psychological processes. This mini-review aims to summarize key points concerned with the GABAergic transmission and basic aspects related to the GABAergic system in anxiety.pt_BR
dc.publisherBrazilian Journal of Biological Sciencespt_BR
dc.titleGABAergic transmission and modulation of anxiety: a review on molecular aspectspt_BR
dc.typeArtigo de Periódicopt_BR
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