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What does NMDAR stand for?

NMDAR stands for N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor

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Suppression of the expression of PSD-95/SAP90 in the spinal cord significantly attenuates responses to painful stimuli mediated through the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor activation.
The dual mode of action of Debio 9902 SR as a N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonist and an AChE inhibitor, positions it as a third generation anti-Alzheimer's product by improving the general condition and cognitive functions of affected patients as well as having the potential of being a neuroprotectant.
Keywords: Magnesium; Danshen; N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor; Patch clamp; Traditional Chinese medicine ********** Introduction N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) antagonists are neuroprotective in animal models of stroke; however clinical trials have so far failed because of adverse central nervous system (CNS) effects induced by drugs targeting the NMDAR (Choi, 2002).