, Volume 34, Issue 7, pp 823–824 | Cite as

Action of homocarnosine, carnosine and anserine on uptake and metabolism of GABA in different subcellular fractions of rat brain

  • M. Tardy
  • B. Rolland
  • J. Bardakdjian
  • P. Gonnard


L-Carnosine, L-homocarnosine and L-anserine are inhibitors of GABA metabolism. They show differential action on GABA-transaminase from synaptosomes compared to the extrasynaptosomal enzyme.


Enzyme Carnosine Subcellular Fraction Differential Action Anserine 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Tardy
    • 1
  • B. Rolland
    • 1
  • J. Bardakdjian
    • 1
  • P. Gonnard
    • 1
  1. 1.Département de BiochimieC.H.U. Henri-MondorCreteil-Cédex(France)

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