Definition of Reuptake

1. Noun. A process of using up or consuming again. "Psychopharmacologists discovered that amine reuptake is a process that inactivates monoamine neurotransmitters"

Exact synonyms: Re-uptake
Generic synonyms: Uptake



Definition of Reuptake

1. Noun. (rare) A second or subsequent uptake ¹

2. Noun. (biochemistry) Specifically, the reabsorption of a neurotransmitter by a neuron after the transmission of a neural impulse across a synapse ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reuptake

1. the reabsorption of a chemical into the cell that released it [n -S]

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Literary usage of Reuptake

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1. Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders edited by Richard A. Rawson, Rose M. Urban (2000)
"The major influence of cocaine on the dopamine system is its ability to block the synaptic reuptake of dopamine. As shown in Figure 2-7, cocaine does not ..."

2. Problems of Drug Dependence: Proceedings of the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting by Louie S. Harrie (1999)
"The selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors nisoxetine (0.1-10 mg/kg) ... In addition, these results suggest that serotonergic reuptake inhibitors may ..."

3. Treatment of Depression edited by Cynthia D. Mulrow (2000)
"Selecting the optimum therapeutic dose of serotonin reuptake inhibitors: Studies with citalopram. Int Clin Psychopharmacol 1995;10(Suppl l):23-7. 66. ..."

4. The Sex Offenderby Barbara K. Schwartz, Henry R. Cellini by Barbara K. Schwartz, Henry R. Cellini (1995)
"Treatment of paraphilic disorders: A review of the role of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 9, ..."

5. Cocaine Use in America: Epidemmiologic and Clinical Perspectives edited by Nicholas J. Kozel, Edgar H. Adams (1996)
"Cocaine is a potent inhibitor of DA reuptake and appears to release this ... DA reuptake inhibition has been confirmed in a number of studies (Iversen 1966; ..."

6. Cocaine: Pharmacology, Effects, and Treatment of Abuse edited by John Grabowski (1994)
"It traditionally has been said that the stimulating effects of cocaine could be attributed to its ability to block the reuptake of norepinephrine. ..."

7. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"Recently, a specific neuronal site (the DA reuptake or transporter) has been identified as a receptor that is strongly associated with the reinforcing ..."

8. Research on Alcohol and Alcoholism (1993)
"Antidepressant Agents relate with the répons of Linnoila and associates at NIAAA, who are performing animal and human research with serotonin reuptake ..."

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