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Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) regulate neurotransmitter contents in rat brain.

@article{Varghese2001PolyunsaturatedFA,
  title={Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) regulate neurotransmitter contents in rat brain.},
  author={Sheelu Varghese and B Shameena and Parameswaran Lakshmy and Mangatt P. Biju and P N Easwar Shankar and Cheramadathikudyil Skaria Paulose and Oommen V. Oommen},
  journal={Indian journal of biochemistry \& biophysics},
  year={2001},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={
          327-30
        }
}
The effects of feeding of 6-propylthiouracil (6-PTU) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) independently and in combination and administration (ip) of a single dose of triiodothyronine (T3) (2.5 microg/100 g body wt) along with feeding of 6-PTU and PUFA were studied in rat brain. Dopamine (DA), 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), serotonin (5-HT), 5-hydroxy indole acetic acid (5-HIAA), norepinephrine (NE) and epinephrine (EPI) contents were assayed in the hypothalamus and cerebral cortex regions. It… 

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