dopamine biosynthetic process

Known as: dopamine biosynthesis, dopamine formation, dopamine synthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of dopamine, a catecholamine neurotransmitter and a metabolic precursor of… (More)
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2013
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2013
BACKGROUND Using positron emission tomography (PET), we previously observed increases in 3,4-dihydroxy-6-[(18)F]fluoro-L… (More)
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2012
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2012
OBJECTIVE Elevated presynaptic striatal dopaminergic function is a robust feature of schizophrenia. However, the relationship… (More)
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2011
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2011
OBJECTIVE While there is robust evidence of elevated dopamine synthesis capacity once a psychotic disorder has developed, little… (More)
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2009
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2009
Individual variability in reward-based learning has been ascribed to quantitative variation in baseline levels of striatal… (More)
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2005
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2005
Although there are clear interactions between circadian rhythms and drug addiction, mechanisms for such interactions remain… (More)
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2002
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2002
The alpha-synuclein gene is implicated in the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease. Although alpha-synuclein function is uncertain… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The dopamine transporter (DAT) plays an important role in calibrating the duration and intensity of dopamine neurotransmission in… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The decrement in dopamine levels exceeds the loss of dopaminergic neurons in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients and experimental… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Parkinson's disease is characterized by the loss of midbrain dopamine neurons that innervate the caudate and the… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Neural transplantation can restore striatal dopaminergic neurotransmission in animal models of Parkinson's disease. It has now… (More)
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