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5-Hydroxytryptophan

Known as: 5-Hydroxy- Tryptophan, Oxytryptophan, Hydroxytryptophan 
An aromatic amino acid with antidepressant activity. In vivo, oxitriptan (or 5-hydroxytryptophan) is converted into 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT or… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
This paper reviews the preclinical and clinical evidence regarding the use of the dietary supplement 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
It has been previously shown that intrinsic metabolites can be imaged based on their water proton exchange rates using saturation… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
  • T. Birdsall
  • Alternative medicine review : a journal of…
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 16611837
5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is the intermediate metabolite of the essential amino acid L-tryptophan (LT) in the biosynthesis of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
1. In the preceding paper (Crone, Hultborn, Kiehn, Mazieres & Wigström, 1988) it was shown that a short‐lasting synaptic… Expand
Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
The differential projections from the dorsal raphe and median raphe nuclei of the midbrain were autoradiographically traced in… Expand
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
The thermal stabilities of RNA:DNA hybrids are substantially greater than those of DNA:DNA duplexes in aqueous electrolyte… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
The roles played by the cerebral monoamines (dopamine, noradrenaline and serotonin) in stimulation-produced analgesia (SPA) have… Expand
Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
  • M. Gaitonde
  • The Biochemical journal
  • 1967
  • Corpus ID: 21253408
1. An acid ninhydrin reagent was found to react specifically in forming a pink product (E(max.) 560mmu) with cysteine. 2. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1957
Highly Cited
1957
THE depletion by reserpine of storage in the body of 5-hydroxytryptamine (‘Serotonin’) and of the catechol amines is now well… Expand
Highly Cited
1957
Highly Cited
1957
THE presence of serotonin in brain was first demonstrated by bioassay techniques (TWAROG and PAGE, 1953; AMIN, CRAWFORD, and… Expand