Gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric isotope dilution determination of N,N-dimethyltryptamine concentrations in normals and psychiatric patients

@article{Wyatt2004GasCS,
  title={Gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric isotope dilution determination of N,N-dimethyltryptamine concentrations in normals and psychiatric patients},
  author={Richard Jed Wyatt and Lewis R. Mandel and H S Ahn and Robert W. Walker and W. J. A. Vanden. Heuvel},
  journal={Psychopharmacologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={31},
  pages={265-270}
}
A gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric determination of the plasma N,N-dimethyltryptamine concentration from normals and psychiatric patients revealed that within the limit of sensitivity of the assay (0.5–1.8 ng/ml of plasma), there was no difference amongst normals, patients with psychotic depression, acute and chronic schizophrenia. 

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