Acute effects of 3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) on 5-HT cell firing and release: comparison between dorsal and median raphe 5-HT systems

SE Gartside, R McQuade, T Sharp - Neuropharmacology, 1997 - Elsevier


Abstract It is proposed that 3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA; Ecstasy) is more toxic to 5-HT neurones projecting from the dorsal raphe nucleus (DRN) than to those from the median raphe nucleus (MRN). Since increased 5-HT release has been associated with …

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