Can trace amounts of neurotoxins destroy dopamine neurons?

Jacqueline M. Evans, Gerald Cohen

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The concept that trace amounts of 6-hydroxydopamine or environmental toxins can induce destruction of dopaminergic nerve terminals is questioned based on observations that very much higher neuronal levels of 6-hydroxydopamine do not produce toxic events.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-129
Number of pages3
JournalNeurochemistry International
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience


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