Correlation of Urinary Biogenic Amines with Sleep Stages in Chronic Alcoholization and Withdrawal
The chronic administration of alcohol causes dramatic changes in the urinary excretion of biogenic amines and their metabolites at the same time that it causes equally dramatic changes in the sleep pattern. Since the stages of sleep are said to be related to biogenic amine metabolism in the brain, it seemed reasonable to investigate the possible relationship between these two widely separated sets of phenomena.
KeywordsBiogenic Amine Chronic Alcoholization Alcohol Withdrawal Mandelic Acid Tyrosine Hydroxylase Activity
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