Effect of apomorphine infusion on plasma homovanillic acid in normal subjects

Michael Davidson, Kenneth S. Kendler, Richard C. Mohs, Eric Hollander, Theresa Ryan, Kenneth L. Davis

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Abstract

Previous experiments suggest that pharmacological perturbations of the brain dopaminergic system may be reflected by concentrations of plasma homovanillic acid. This study examined the ability of apomorphine infusion to reduce plasma homovanillic acid concentrations in normal subjects. The data suggests that apomorphine does not reduce plasma homovanillic acid concentration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)131-135
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Psychiatric Research
Volume20
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry

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