A fluorometric procedure for the measurement of tryptamine in tissues

SM Hess, S Udenfriend - Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental …, 1959 - ASPET


A fluorometric method sufficiently sensitive to determine 0.1 to 5 µg of tryptamine in body fluids and tissues is described. The method involves an extraction with benzene, cyclization with formaldehyde to produce tetrahydronorharman followed by a dehydrogenation to form …

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