Plasma tryptophan transport in normal and depressed subjects

P. F. Spano, V. Andreoli, G. C. Tonon, C. R. Sirtori

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Depressed patients have a delayed clearance of i.v. injected labelled l tryptophan. A high affinity binding for the amino acid and a derangement of transport or distribution to tissues in the depressed are suggested as possible mechanisms.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)489-492
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Biology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1975

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  • Medicine(all)


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