‘Anti-ketamine’ to treat depression – Medical News Today

Ketamine works by blocking one of the targets for the neurotransmitter glutamate in the brain, the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) glutamate receptor.

Now, a new study in Biological Psychiatry reports that enhancing, instead of blocking, that same target – the NMDA glutamate receptor – also causes antidepressant-like effects.

via ‘Anti-ketamine’ to treat depression – Medical News Today.

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