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History of Neurochemistry

  1. Bernard W Agranoff

Published Online: 22 JUL 2003

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003465

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How to Cite

Agranoff, B. W. 2003. History of Neurochemistry. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUL 2003

Abstract

Neurochemistry, the biochemistry of the nervous system, became a recognized research discipline in the 1950s, but its origins can be traced to antiquity.

Keywords:

  • neurotransmission;
  • brain lipids;
  • brain metabolism;
  • neuroplasticity;
  • dementia