i have been looking for a recent review myself and haven't found one...
have you tried these?
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On Fri, 16 May 1997, Thomas Ostergaard wrote:
> Would anyone happen to know of good (recent) review articles or books
> concerning the modulatory effect of noradrenalin (norephineprine) on the
> glutamate/NMDA-response (preferably in the cortex, but everything would
> be of interest)? I've done quite some medline searching, but haven't been
> able to come up with that much of use. Any help would be much
> appreciated. Thanks.
>> Thomas Ostergaard