Search for dissertations about: "Maria Wanderoy"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Maria Wanderoy.

  1. 1. Up-regulation of dopamine D₂ receptors : in vitro and in vivo studies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholms universitet

    Author : Maria Wanderoy; Stockholms universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Chemistry Neurochemistry; MEDICIN Kemi Neurokemi; neurokemi och neurotoxikologi; Neurochemistry and Neurotoxicology;

    Abstract : In the central nervous system (CNS) dopaminergic and dopaminoceptive neurons have the ability to respond to variations in dopamine levels by for example adjusting their dopamine receptor levels. One of the most well known phenomena in this respect is that long-term blockade of D2 receptors with antipsychotic drugs leads to an increase in striatal D2 receptor density of experimental animals as well as of schizophrenic patients as measured in both post-mortem studies and in vivo positron emission tomography studies of brain. READ MORE