Erythrocyte catechol-o-methyltransferase activity in primary affective disorder.

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Previous studies have suggested that the activity of erythrocyte catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) may be reduced in women with bipolar and particularly unipolar affective illness. More recently, increased COMT activity in both men and women with affective disorder was reported. The activity of COMT in erythrocytes was determined in 184 outpatients with… (More)

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@article{Dunner1977ErythrocyteCA, title={Erythrocyte catechol-o-methyltransferase activity in primary affective disorder.}, author={David L. Dunner and Morton Levitt and Turkan E. Kumbaraci and Ronald R. Fieve}, journal={Biological psychiatry}, year={1977}, volume={12 2}, pages={237-44} }