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The affinity for eight different neurotransmitter receptors of about fourty drugs, used for the treatment of various central nervous system disorders, was determined following in vitro receptor binding assays. Our findings indicate that, in spite of widely varying chemical structures and often poorly understood mechanisms of action, the similarities in the(More)
1) 5-HT (5-hydroxytryptamine, serotonin) induces inositol phosphate production in a pig choroid plexus preparation. This effect has been pharmacologically characterized and the data compared to those obtained from radioligand binding studies performed with [3H]mesulergine to 5-HT1C sites in pig choroid plexus membranes. 2) The rank order of potency of(More)
Neuroblastoma, a solid tumor caused by rapid division of undifferentiated neuroblasts, is the most common childhood malignancy affecting children aged <5 years. Several approaches and strategies developed and tested to cure neuroblastoma have met with limited success due to different reasons. Many oncogenes are deregulated during the onset and development(More)
s of the 18 th Annual Meeting Union des Soci&~s Suisses de Biologie Exp6rimentale Comptes rendus de la 18 e Rdunion annuelle Union Schweizerischer Gesellschaften ffir Experimentelle Biologie Berichte der 18. Jahresversammlung Basel, 20/21 March 1986 Unterstfitzt durch die Schweizerische Naturforschende Gesellschaft fiber die Schweizerische Kommission ffir(More)
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