Octopamine

Known as: Benzenemethanol, alpha-(aminomethyl)-4-hydroxy-, Norsynephrine, alpha-(Aminoethyl)-4-hydroxybenzenemethanol 
An alpha-adrenergic sympathomimetic amine, biosynthesized from tyramine in the CNS and platelets and also in invertebrate nervous systems. It is used… (More)
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1951-2018
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Intraspecific aggression is influenced in numerous animal groups by the previous behavioral experiences of the competitors. The… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Octopamine biosynthesis requires tyrosine decarboxylase to convert tyrosine into tyramine and tyramine beta-hydroxylase to… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The catecholamines play a major role in the regulation of behavior. Here we investigate, in the fly Drosophila melanogaster, the… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
In the honey bee, responsiveness to sucrose correlates with many behavioural parameters such as age of first foraging, foraging… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Forager honey bees have higher brain levels of octopamine than do bees tending larvae in the hive. To test the hypothesis that… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
In a classical conditioning procedure, honeybees associate an odor with sucrose resulting in the capacity of the odor to evoke an… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Octopamine has been proposed as a neurotransmitter/modulator/hormone serving a variety of physiological functions in… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
The biogenic amines serotonin and octopamine are present in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Serotonin, detected… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
1. Three different pharmacological classes of octopamine receptor mediate the actions of octopamine on the locust extensor-tibiae… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Serotonin and octopamine, injected into the circulation of freely moving lobsters and crayfish, produce opposite behavioral… (More)
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