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alpha-Methyltyrosine

Known as: alpha Methyl p tyrosine, alpha Methyl para tyrosine, alpha-Methyltyrosine [Chemical/Ingredient] 
An inhibitor of the enzyme TYROSINE 3-MONOOXYGENASE, and consequently of the synthesis of catecholamines. It is used to control the symptoms of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Background The importance of dopamine (DA) for prefrontal cortical (PFC) cognitive functions is widely recognized, but its… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Cocaine primarily exerts its behavioral effects by enhancing dopaminergic neurotransmission, amplifying dopamine-encoded… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Aggressive and escape behaviors were analysed in crickets (Orthoptera) treated with either reserpine, a nonspecific depleter of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The competition between endogenous transmitters and radiolabeled ligands for in vivo binding to neuroreceptors might provide a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The impact of endogenous dopamine on in vivo measurement of D2 receptors in humans was evaluated with single photon emission… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The immune and the nervous systems are anatomically closely related and interact with each other by molecules common to both… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Neurotoxic doses of methamphetamine (METH) can cause hyperthermia in experimental animals. Damage sustained to dopaminergic nerve… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Recent anatomical data suggest that the nucleus accumbens can be parcellated into a core region, related to the caudate-putamen… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH) activity was measured in various rat brain regions after administering large doses of… Expand
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