Effects of Drugs on Octopamine Metabolism in the Rat
There is substantial evidence to suggest that octopamine (OCT) is a neurotransmitter in invertebrates, but its role in the neural function of higher organisms is not yet established. Although the presence of OCT in mammalian brain has been demonstrated by a variety of techniques in several laboratories, its presence alone is not sufficient to prove a physiological function.
KeywordsTyrosine Hydroxylase Trace Amine Aromatic Amino Acid Decarboxylase Alcoholic Metabolite MHPG Level
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