The mysterious trace amines: Protean neuromodulators of synaptic transmission in mammalian brain

@article{Burchett2006TheMT,
  title={The mysterious trace amines: Protean neuromodulators of synaptic transmission in mammalian brain},
  author={Scott A. Burchett and T. Philip Hicks},
  journal={Progress in Neurobiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={79},
  pages={223-246}
}
The trace amines are a structurally related group of amines and their isomers synthesized in mammalian brain and peripheral nervous tissues. They are closely associated metabolically with the dopamine, noradrenaline and serotonin neurotransmitter systems in mammalian brain. Like dopamine, noradrenaline and serotonin the trace amines have been implicated in a vast array of human disorders of affect and cognition. The trace amines are unique as they are present in trace concentrations, exhibit… Expand
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