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The discovery of dopamine deficiency in the parkinsonian brain.

Abstract

This article gives a short historical account of the events and circumstances that led to the discovery of the occurrence of dopamine (DA) in the brain and its deficiency in Parkinson's disease (PD). Some important consequences, for both the basic science and the patient, of the work on DA in the PD brain are also highlighted.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Center for Brain Research, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

Pub Type(s)

Historical Article
Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

17017502

Citation

Hornykiewicz, O. "The Discovery of Dopamine Deficiency in the Parkinsonian Brain." Journal of Neural Transmission. Supplementum, 2006, pp. 9-15.
Hornykiewicz O. The discovery of dopamine deficiency in the parkinsonian brain. J Neural Transm Suppl. 2006.
Hornykiewicz, O. (2006). The discovery of dopamine deficiency in the parkinsonian brain. Journal of Neural Transmission. Supplementum, (70), 9-15.
Hornykiewicz O. The Discovery of Dopamine Deficiency in the Parkinsonian Brain. J Neural Transm Suppl. 2006;(70)9-15. PubMed PMID: 17017502.
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TY - JOUR T1 - The discovery of dopamine deficiency in the parkinsonian brain. A1 - Hornykiewicz,O, PY - 2006/10/5/pubmed PY - 2006/10/25/medline PY - 2006/10/5/entrez SP - 9 EP - 15 JF - Journal of neural transmission. Supplementum JO - J Neural Transm Suppl IS - 70 N2 - This article gives a short historical account of the events and circumstances that led to the discovery of the occurrence of dopamine (DA) in the brain and its deficiency in Parkinson's disease (PD). Some important consequences, for both the basic science and the patient, of the work on DA in the PD brain are also highlighted. SN - 0303-6995 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/17017502/full_citation L2 - https://medlineplus.gov/parkinsonsdisease.html DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -