Penn Medicine: New receptors could underlie the many actions of the anesthetic ketamine

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( University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine ) Penn Medicine researchers are continuing their work in trying to understand the mechanisms through which anesthetics work to elicit the response that puts millions of Americans to sleep for surgeries each day. Their most recent study looked at ketamine, an anesthetic discovered in the 1960s and recently prescribed as an anti-depressant at low …

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Penn Medicine: New receptors could underlie the many actions of the anesthetic ketamine

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