Acid metabolites of monoamines in avian brain; effects of probenecid and reserpine.

1. The concentration of the dopamine (DA) metabolite 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid (DOPAC) in the anterior part of the nucleus basalis of pigeon brain was found to be 0.17 +/- 0.01 mug/g, which is about one-fifth of the concentration of homovanillic acid (HVA) in this region. In the chicken, the concentration of HVA in the (entire) nucleus basalis was 0.06… CONTINUE READING