Alcohol, Aldehydes and Biogenic Amines

  • Robert A. Lahti
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 56)


The biogenic amines, norepinephrine, dopamine and serotonin, are believed to play an important role in the central nervous system by acting as transmitters or modulators of neuronal function. The significance of the biogenic amines in this respect has prompted a diversity of research into the effects of ethanol, and one of its metabolites, acetaldehyde, on the metabolism, turnover, uptake and storage of the biogenic amines.


Biogenic Amine Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Ethanol Ingestion Mandelic Acid Ethanol Administration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Lahti
    • 1
  1. 1.CNS Diseases ResearchThe Upjohn CompanyKalamazooUSA

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