Interaction between dopamine and phospholipids. Studies of the substantia nigra in Parkinson disease patients.

@article{Riekkinen1975InteractionBD,
  title={Interaction between dopamine and phospholipids. Studies of the substantia nigra in Parkinson disease patients.},
  author={Paavo J. Riekkinen and Urpo K. Rinne and T T Pelliniemi and V J Sonninen},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1975},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={25-7}
}
Interaction between dopamine and phospholipids was studied in the substantia nigra of ten patients with Parkinson disease and nine control subjects. There were no differences in the total content of phospholipids. However, in parkinsonian patients without previous levodopa treatment, the amount of sphingomyelin was increased and the amount of phosphatidylethanolamine and phosphatidylcholine decreased. Levodopa treatment corrected these values to the level of controls, whereas the amount of… CONTINUE READING

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