Trace Amines pp 201-212 | Cite as

An Interaction between β-Phenylethylamine and Noradrenaline: An Iontophoretic Study in the Rat Cerebral Cortex

  • I. A. Paterson
Part of the Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience book series (ECN)


The trace amines are a group of endogenous aromatic amines found in low concentrations in the nervous systems of many invertebrate and vertebrate species. They are a diverse group of compounds and it seems likely that they have diverse functions. It has been postulated that trace amines may act as neuromodulators (Boulton, 1976, 1980), false transmitters (Baldessarini, 1974), co-transmitters (Axelrod and Saavedra, 1977), or that they may be neurotransmitters in their own right (Jones, 1982b, Stoof et al. 1976).


Cortical Neurone Locus Coeruleus Biphasic Response Iontophoretic Application Trace Amine 
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  • I. A. Paterson
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  1. 1.Psychiatric Research DivisionUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada

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