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Amphetamine

Known as: Amphetamin, speed, ?-aminopropylbenzene 
A synthetic substance related to natural sympathomimetic amines. Amphetamine appears to exert its central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral effects… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Monamines subserve many critical roles in the brain, and monoaminergic drugs such as amphetamine have a long history in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A large body of evidence supports the hypothesis that mesolimbic dopamine (DA) mediates, in animal models, the reinforcing… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A major line of evidence that supports the hypothesis of dopamine overactivity in schizophrenia is the psychomimetic potential of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Experience-dependent changes in behavior are thought to involve structural modifications in the nervous system, especially… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Disruption of the mouse dopamine transporter gene results in spontaneous hyperlocomotion despite major adaptive changes, such as… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia proposes that hyperactivity of dopaminergic transmission is associated with this illness… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Amphetamine (AMPH) was first synthesized in 1887 (2). The sympathomi­ metic and respiratory stimulant effects of AMPH were… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Clinical observations show that there is considerable individual variability in the response to the addictive properties of drugs… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
A novel test for the selective identification of anxiolytic and anxiogenic drug effects in the rat is described, using an… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Rats subjected to unilateral ablation of the motor cortex and placed on a narrow beam displayed transient contralateral paresis… Expand
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