Mammalian central nervous system trace amines. Pharmacologic amphetamines, physiologic neuromodulators

@article{Berry2004MammalianCN,
  title={Mammalian central nervous system trace amines. Pharmacologic amphetamines, physiologic neuromodulators},
  author={Mark D. Berry},
  journal={Journal of Neurochemistry},
  year={2004},
  volume={90}
}
  • M. D. Berry
  • Published 1 July 2004
  • Biology
  • Journal of Neurochemistry
The presence of the so‐called trace amines 2‐phenylethylamine, m‐tyramine, p‐tyramine, m‐octopamine, p‐octopamine and tryptamine in the mammalian central nervous system has been known for several decades. Despite much initial interest, these amines have largely been thought of as little more than metabolic by‐products. The recent description of a family of mammalian trace amine receptors has, however, seen a resurgence of interest in the physiological role of this class of compounds. Although… 
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