An imbalance between excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis revealed by use of 3-T proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy.

TitleAn imbalance between excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis revealed by use of 3-T proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsFoerster BR, Pomper MG, Callaghan BC, Petrou M, Edden RAE, Mohamed MA, Welsh RC, Carlos RC, Barker PB, Feldman EL
JournalJAMA neurology
Volume70
Issue8
Pagination1009-16
Date Published2013 Aug
Abstract

A lack of neuroinhibitory function may result in unopposed excitotoxic neuronal damage in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

DOI10.1371/journal.pone.0076782
Alternate JournalJAMA Neurol