High densities of benzodiazepine receptors in human cortical areas

@article{Braestrup1977HighDO,
  title={High densities of benzodiazepine receptors in human cortical areas},
  author={Claus Braestrup and R. Albrechtsen and Richard Felt Squires},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1977},
  volume={269},
  pages={702-704}
}
THE presence of brain-specific benzodiazepine receptors in membranes from rat brain is now established1–4. Highly significant correlations between the affinities of various benzodiazepines for the benzodiazepine receptor site in rat brain on the one hand and clinically predictive pharmacological activities in several species on the other, strongly suggest that the benzodiazepine receptor in vitro is related to a physiologically relevant receptor for benzodiazepines in vivo. We report here that… 
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