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Author Symposium on Aromatic Amino Acids in the Brain (1973 : Ciba Foundation)

Title Aromatic amino acids in the brain
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier : Associated Scientific, 1974
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 396 pages) : illustrations
Series Ciba Foundation symposium ; 22 (new ser.)
Ciba Foundation symposium ; new ser. 22
Contents Chairman's introduction / R.J. Wurtman -- Control of plasma amino acid concentrations / H.N. Munro -- Amino acid transport in the brain in vivo and in vitro / A. Lajtha -- Octopamine, phenylethanolamine, phenylethylamine and tryptamine in the brain / Julius Axelrod, Juan M. Saavedra -- Tyrosine aminotransferase in the rat brain / P. Mandel, D. Aunis -- Properties of the pterin-dependent aromatic amino acid hydroxylases / Seymour Kaufman -- The in vivo estimation of rates of tryptophan and tyrosine hydroxylation: effects of alterations in enzyme environment and neuronal activity / A. Carlsson -- The regulation of tyrosine hydroxylase activity in adrenergic nervous tissue / N. Weiner, F.-L. Lee, J.C. Waymire, M. Posiviata -- Nutritional control of the synthesis of 5-hydroxytryptamine in the brain / J.D. Fernstrom, B.K. Madras, H.N. Munro, R.J. Wurtman -- The transfer of tryptophan across the synaptosome membrane / A. Parfitt, D.G. Grahame-Smith -- Tryptophan concentration in the brain / A.T.B. Moir -- Serum free tryptophan: control of brain concentrations of tryptophan and of synthesis of 5-hydroxytryptamine / G.L. Gessa, A. Tagliamonte -- Fatty acids and the disposition of tryptophan / G. Curzon, P.J. Knott -- Monoamine metabolites in the cerebrospinal fluid: indicators of the biochemical status of monoaminergic neurons in the central nervous system / Marin Bulat -- Do tryptophan concentrations limit protein synthesis at specific sites in the brain? / Samuel H. Barondes -- Aromatic amino acid supply and brain protein synthesis / S.S. Oja, P. Lähdesmäki, M.-L. Vahvelainen -- Effects of amino acid imbalance on amino acid utilization, protein synthesis and polyribosome function in cerebral cortex / Sidney Roberts -- L-dopa, polysomal aggregation and cerebral synthesis of protein / Bette F. Weiss, L.E. Roel, H.N. Munro, R.J. Wurtman -- [Alpha]-methyldopa, an unnatural aromatic amino acid / L. Maitre, P.R. Hedwall, P.C. Waldmeier -- Synthetic p-halogenophenylalanines and protein synthesis in the brain / E. Martin Gal -- Effects of [alpha]-methyltryptophan on tryptophan, 5-hydroxytryptamine and protein metabolism in the brain / Theodore L. Sourkes -- Chairman's closing remarks / R.J. Wurtman
Notes "Symposium on Aromatic Acids in the Brain held at the Ciba Foundation on 15-17th May, 1973"--Page [vii]
Editors: G.E.W. Wolstenholme and David W. FitzSimons
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Amino acids -- Congresses.
Aromatic compounds -- Congresses.
Brain chemistry -- Congresses.
Amino Acids.
Brain Chemistry.
Cerebrospinal Fluid.
Protein Biosynthesis.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author FitzSimons, David W.
Wolstenholme, G. E. W. (Gordon Ethelbert Ward)
Ciba Foundation.
LC no. 73091643