Review of octopamine in insect nervous systems

  title={Review of octopamine in insect nervous systems},
  author={Tahira Farooqui},
Correspondence: Tahira Farooqui Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA Tel +1 614 488 0361 Fax +1 614 488 0361 Email Abstract: Octopamine (OCT) belongs to a group of compounds known as biogenic amines. OCT, a monohydroxylic analog of norepinephrine, is found in both vertebrate and invertebrate nervous systems. OCT is present in relatively high concentrations in the neuronal and nonneuronal tissues of most invertebrate species studied… CONTINUE READING

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