Biogenic amines in human brain in normal aging, senile dementia, and chronic alcoholism.

@article{Carlsson1980BiogenicAI,
  title={Biogenic amines in human brain in normal aging, senile dementia, and chronic alcoholism.},
  author={Arvid Carlsson and Rolf Adolfsson and S. M. Aquilonius and Carl G Gottfries and Lars Oreland and Lars Svennerholm and Bengt Winblad},
  journal={Advances in biochemical psychopharmacology},
  year={1980},
  volume={23},
  pages={295-304}
}
Postmortem examination of various brain regions of cases without known brain pathology showed an age-related decrease in the levels of dopamine in the nigrostriatal system, of norepinephrine in the hippocampus, and of 5-HT in the gyrus cinguli but an increase of 5-HT in the medulla oblongata and of MAO B in several brain regions. 

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