A study of the mechanisms involved in the neurotoxic action of 3, 4‐methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA,'ecstasy') on dopamine neurones in mouse brain

MI Colado, J Camarero, AO Mechan… - British journal of …, 2001 - Wiley Online Library

Author(s): Maria Isabel Colado Megía

Focus: MDMA

Abstract:

Administration of 3, 4‐methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA,'ecstasy') to mice produces acute hyperthermia and long‐term degeneration of striatal dopamine nerve terminals. Attenuation of the hyperthermia decreases the neurodegeneration. We have investigated …

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