Biochemical and histological evidence that methylenedioxymethylamphetamine (MDMA) is toxic to neurons in the rat brain.

DL Commins, G Vosmer, RM Virus… - … of Pharmacology and …, 1987 - ASPET


(+/-)-3, 4-Methylenedioxymethylamphetamine (MDMA) was administered sc to rats (10, 20 or 40 mg/kg b. wt.) and guinea pigs (20 mg/kg) twice a day for 4 days, 2 weeks before decapitation. Norepinephrine, dopamine and serotonin (5-HT) levels were assayed in the …

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