Biologically active peptide-containing fractions in schizophrenia and childhood autism.

@article{Reichelt1981BiologicallyAP,
  title={Biologically active peptide-containing fractions in schizophrenia and childhood autism.},
  author={K L Reichelt and Kjell Hole and Anders Hamberger and G Saelid and Paul Edminson and Claus Braestrup and Odd Lingjaerde and Paal Ledaal and H Orbeck},
  journal={Advances in biochemical psychopharmacology},
  year={1981},
  volume={28},
  pages={627-43}
}
It is well documented that peptides have a major role in the effective functioning of higher animals at all levels from enzyme stabilization to homeostatic mechanisms governing essential functions such as eating, sexual behavior, and temperature regulation. The effects of exogenously administered peptides on neurotransmitter release, uptake, metabolism and behavioral consequences are also well established. We have attempted to extend these findings by postulating peptidergic neurons as… CONTINUE READING

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