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What does GABA stand for?

GABA stands for Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid

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magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, L-taurine, L-cysteine, L-methionine, L-tyrosine, gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), bee pollen, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), silica, essential oils, honey, citrus volatile oil and xylitol.
Ginkgo biloba is one of the three main ingredients in TRF; it has three components whose mechanisms of action reduce tinnitus: (1) flavonol glycosides, responsible for ginkgo's antioxidant actions; (2) ginkgolide fractions of terpene lactones, which support blood vessel relaxation and inhibit platelet activating factor, resulting in increased circulation, especially in the micro-capillaries that feed the brain, eyes, and ears; and (3) the bilobalide fraction of terpene lactones, which protects brain neurons by affecting gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors in the brain and by glutamate antagonism and antioxidant activity.
GABAergic: Relating to neurons or nerve fibers that release gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).
University of Utah Research Foundation (Salt Lake City, UT) has patented a method for impairing the gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors in parasitic nematodes, for the purpose of crop protection and/or soil treatment.