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Gamma-aminobutyric acid

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Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a neurotransmitter.

GABA acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter[?] in the human brain.

It has been asserted that GABA signals interfere with the registration and consolidation stages of memory formation. As the GABA system is found in the hippocampus, which is thought to play a large role in memory formation, this is thought to be possible.

Three types of GABA receptors:

Drugs which affect the GABA receptors:

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