2-Dimethylaminoethanol (Deanol) in Huntington's chorea

T. A. Caraceni, F. Girotti, I. Celano, E. Parati, L. Balboni

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A double-blind crossover trial with 2-dimethylaminoethanol (Deanol), a possible precursor of brain acetylcholine, was carried out in nine patients with Huntington's chorea. It was found to be ineffective in inducing any alteration in hyperkinesia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1114-1118
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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