Attenuation of 3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) induced neurotoxicity with the serotonin precursors tryptophan and 5-hydroxytryptophan

JE Sprague, X Huang, A Kanthasamy, DE Nichols - Life sciences, 1994 - Elsevier

Author(s): Jon Sprague , Anumantha Kanthasamy

Focus: MDMA


Abstract Treatment of rats with serotonin (5-HT) precursors tryptophan (TRP, 400 mg/kg) and 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP, 50 mg/kg) was shown to attenuate MDMA (20 mg/kg) induced serotonergic neurotoxicity as measured by [3 H]-paroxetine binding in the striatum …

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