Dopamine inhibition of tryptophan hydroxylase in molluscan nervous tissue homogenates: Evidence for intracellular site of action

Laszlo Hiripi, George B. Stefano

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PCPA, dopamine and the dopamine agonist epinine inhibited trytophan hydroxylase activity in nervous tissue homogenates of Anodonta cygnea and Mytilus edulis (Bivalvia). Haloperidol did not affect tryptophan hydroxylase activity in the homogenates nor did it antagonize dopamine action.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1205-1209
Number of pages5
JournalLife Sciences
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1980


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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