TITLE

OTHER BRAIN-SIGNALING SYSTEMS INVOLVED IN ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Alcohol Research & Health;2008, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p314
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on other brain-signaling systems affected by chronic and acute alcohol consumption. Several other brain-signaling systems besides the neutrotransmission system are also affected by acute and chronic alcohol consumption. These include the serotonin and endogenous cannabinoid systems. Moreover, an intracellular signaling molecule called cyclic AMP response element-binding protein (CREB) helps mediate the production of many proteins and plays an important role in neuroadaptation of signaling systems.
ACCESSION #
39231446

 

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