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Curr Opin Neurobiol. 1995 Apr;5(2):155-60.

Pharmacology of memory: cholinergic-glutamatergic interactions.

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TG Aigner, Laboratory of Neuropsychology, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA.


Both acetylcholine and glutamate are now thought to play important roles in memory. Recent evidence suggests that the interaction of these two neurotransmitters may be important for some forms of memory, and that acetylcholine, in particular, may function to facilitate glutamate activity by coordinating states of acquisition and recall in the cortex and hippocampus.

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