What are the opposite words for Kainic Acid?
Kainic Acid is a compound found in seaweed and some species of mushrooms that acts as an excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain. Its antonyms, or opposite words, would be inhibitory neurotransmitters such as GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid), glycine, and serotonin. These neurotransmitters serve to calm down the activity in the brain and slow down the firing of neurons. Another antonym for Kainic acid could be an NMDA receptor antagonist such as ketamine or memantine, which block the glutamate receptors that Kainic acid activates. The balance of excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters is important for maintaining a healthy and functioning brain.
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