Phenylalanine in the caudate nucleus of dopamine depleted rats

  title={Phenylalanine in the caudate nucleus of dopamine depleted rats},
  author={Paul R. Paetsch and Andrew J. Greenshaw and Augusto V. Juorio},
  journal={Neurochemical Research},
Dopamine depleting lesions of the substantia nigra result in a reduction of the striatal accumulation of 2-phenylethylamine following monoamine oxidase inhibition. It is established that this effect may not be due to a change in availability of aromaticL-amino acid decarboxylase in striatum. Nevertheless, the possibility remains that striatal concentrations… CONTINUE READING