Which of the following neurotransmitters causes a major inhibitory effect in the central nervous...

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Which of the following neurotransmitters causes a major inhibitory effect in the central nervous system?


a. glutamate

b. acetylcholine

c. GABA

d. dopamine

Neurotransmitters:

Certain neurotransmitters cause "inhibitory" effects, i.e. they work chemically to reduce the firing probability or likelihood of the nerve cells. Other neurotransmitters have "excitatory" (opposite) effects, or alternative functions like activating the muscles in the arms or torso.

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