Coelenterata Neurotransmitters


Cross references: 

   
Neurotransmitters in General     
    Neuromodulators in General

Catecholaminergic system in Coelenterates (PubMed) 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6139248?ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_SingleItemSupl.Pubmed_Discovery_RA&linkpos=2&log$=relatedarticles&logdbfrom=pubmed
Abstract only. 
"The catecholamine present shows similarities to noradrenalin but it is not identical with noradrenalin. Contrary to known vertebrate catecholaminergic systems, neither a reuptake system nor a degrading system is present in the coelenterate catecholaminergic nervous system." 


Biogenic Amines in Coelenterates  (PubMed) 
Abstract only.  I got the PDF from the library.   
"D
opamine is used as an intercellular messenger in hydrozoans. The colonian anthozoan Renilla, has beta-adrenergic mechanisms in monitoring bioluminescence and serotoninergic mechanisms in rhythmic contractions.

 











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