Low tryptophan diet increases stress-sensitivity, but does not affect habituation in rats.

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Cerebral dysfunction of 5-HT (serotonin) has been associated with stress response and with affective disorders. Stress alone is insufficient to induce depression, since only a minor proportion of subjects that have experienced stressful life events develop depressive episodes. We investigated whether long-term brain 5-HT depletion induced in rats by a diet… (More)

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@article{Tanke2008LowTD, title={Low tryptophan diet increases stress-sensitivity, but does not affect habituation in rats.}, author={Marit A.C. Tanke and Edwin Alserda and Bennard Doornbos and Peter J van der Most and Kitty Goeman and Folkert Postema and Jakob Korf}, journal={Neurochemistry international}, year={2008}, volume={52 1-2}, pages={272-81} }