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The Catecholamines

Naturevolume 214pages814 (1967) | Download Citation

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Catecholamines released by nerve endings are responsible for triggering impulses across neural synapses. The biochemical aspects of such adrenergic neurotransmission and of possible similar processes within the brain and spinal cord are reviewed. The pharmacological implications of drugs which interfere with or enhance such activities are also considered.

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    • L. L. IVERSEN

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