Behavioral effects of orally administered glycine in socially housed monkeys chronically treated with phencyclidine

@article{Linn2007BehavioralEO,
  title={Behavioral effects of orally administered glycine in socially housed monkeys chronically treated with phencyclidine},
  author={Gary S. Linn and Robert T. O’Keeffe and Kenneth Lifshitz and Charles Schroeder and D. C. Javitt},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={192},
  pages={27-38}
}
Schizophrenia is a major mental disorder. Dissociative anesthetics such as phencyclidine (PCP) produce a syndrome in humans that is clinically indistinguishable from schizophrenia by blocking neurotransmission at N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA)-type glutamate receptors. NMDA receptors in brain are modulated by the amino acid glycine (GLY), which reverses… CONTINUE READING