Effect of chronic alcohol consumption on the human locus coeruleus.

Abstract

Despite reduced levels of noradrenaline and increased cortical beta-adrenergic receptor binding, there is controversy regarding the effect of chronic alcohol consumption on the noradrenergic neurons of the locus coeruleus (LC). The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of chronic alcohol consumption on the LC; in particular, to determine whether… (More)

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