Nathalie Consul-Denjean

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Interaction with dopamine D2-like receptors plays a major role in the therapeutic effects of antipsychotic drugs. We examined in vivo dopamine D2 receptor occupancy of various established and potential antipsychotics in mouse striatum and olfactory tubercles 1 h after administration of the compound, using [3H]nemonapride as a ligand. All the compounds(More)
F15063 (N-[(2,2-dimethyl-2,3-dihydro-benzofuran-7-yloxy)ethyl]-3-(cyclopent-1-enyl)-benzylamine fumarate salt) is a novel potential antipsychotic with dopamine D(2)/D(3) blocking properties and agonist activity at 5-HT(1A) and D(4) receptors. The pertinent parameter for pharmacological activity of antipsychotics appears to be central D2-like receptor(More)
Dopamine D2 receptor blockade is thought to be mandatory for antipsychotic action because most of the currently used antipsychotics have high affinity at these receptors. Here, we examined the in vivo binding characteristics of the D2-like receptor antagonist [3H]nemonapride in rat brain areas including the striatum, olfactory lobes and frontal cortex and(More)
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