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P&TX 775 Chemistry of the Nervous System

PTX 775.  Chemistry of the Nervous System.  3 Credits.     

A detailed study of the molecular aspects of nerve transmission will be covered with special emphasis on the uptake, storage, release, biosynthesis, and metabolism of specific neurotransmitters. Drugs affecting these processes and current research on receptor isolation and receptor mechanisms will be discussed from a chemical viewpoint. (Same as MDCM 775, NURO 775, and PHCH 775.) Prerequisite: BIOL 600 or equivalent.

Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology and Toxicology

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology has research strengths in neuropharmacology — especially in neurodegeneration, mood disorders, and addiction — and the effects of diabetes on the nervous system. The research program is founded on a strong Ph.D. graduate program. Doctoral students are prepared to teach and do research in a university, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or government laboratory setting.

Doctor of Philosophy in Neurosciences

...Hours Spring Hours P&TX 740 3 PHSL...and Molecular Neuroscience NURO 775 Chemistry of the...