Platelet alpha2-adrenoreceptors in obsessive-compulsive disorder.

@article{Marazziti2004PlateletAI,
  title={Platelet alpha2-adrenoreceptors in obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={Donatella Marazziti and Stefano Baroni and Irene Masala and Gino Giannaccini and Francesco Mungai and Elena Di Nasso and Giovanni Battista Cassano},
  journal={Neuropsychobiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={81-3}
}
The need for new therapeutic targets in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) prompted us to investigate the putative involvement of the norepinephrine system by means of platelet alpha(2)-adrenoreceptors in a group of 20 OCD patients and healthy control subjects, matched for sex and age. Platelet membranes were prepared according to standard protocols, and… CONTINUE READING