Physiology – MCQ 87 – Main excitatory neurotransmitter in the CNS

The main excitatory neurotransmitter in the CNS is:
A. Glycine
B. Acetylcholine
C. Aspartate
D. Glutamate

Correct answer : D. Glutamate

GABA is the main inhibitory neurotransmitter.

Excitatory neurotransmitters – Glutamate, Aspartate
Inhibitory neurotransmitters – Glycine, GABA (Gamma Amino Butyric Acid)

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