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Definition of "kynurenic" []

  • Of or pertaining to kynurenic acid or its derivatives (adjective)

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Use "kynurenic" in a sentence
  • "University of Maryland scientists have linked a brain compound called kynurenic acid to cognition, potentially opening the door to development of a drug that could aid learning in healthy people -- and in those with disorders such as Alzheimer's disease."
  • "Scientists develop new strategy that may improve cognition scientists have linked a brain compound called kynurenic acid to cognition, possibly opening doors for new ways to enhance memory function and treat catastrophic brain diseases, according to a new study from ..."
  • "The finding suggests that drugs used to suppress the compound, called kynurenic acid, might be an important supplement to antipsychotic medicines, as these adjuncts could be used to treat the disorder's most resistant symptoms - cognitive impairments."
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