Regional distribution of amino acids in Friedreich's ataxia brains.

@article{Huxtable1979RegionalDO,
  title={Regional distribution of amino acids in Friedreich's ataxia brains.},
  author={R H Huxtable and Jian Azari and Terry David Reisine and Peter C. Johnson and Henry I. Yamamura and Andr{\'e} Barbeau},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  year={1979},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={255-8}
}
The distribution of amino acids in two Friedreich's ataxia brains is compared to 4 control brains. Glutamate and GABA were decreased in the cerebellar hemispheres and/or in the vermis. Taurine concentrations were uniformly elevated throughout the areas studied. Taurine/glutamate and taurine/GABA ratios were consistently elevated in Friedreich's ataxia brains, whereas glutamate/glutamine ratios were consistently decreased (with normal glutamine concentrations). 

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