Neurotransmitter Changes in Human Brain During Ageing

  • Oleh Hornykiewicz
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 9)

Abstract

Neurotransmitter studies in human brain are almost exclusively performed with tissue obtained at autopsy. The validity of studies using postmortem material is limited by many factors, both “extrinsic” and “intrinsic”, some of which are listed in Table 1 (cf. also Perry and Perry, 1983).

Keywords

Manifold Dopamine Serotonin Noradrenaline Neurol 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oleh Hornykiewicz
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  1. 1.Institute of Biochemical PharmacologyUniversity of ViennaAustria

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