Dopamine

Why We Overeat

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An interview with David A. Kessler, author and former commissioner of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, is presented. When asked about his reason for writing the book "The End of Overeating: T...

Pharmacological Survey of Medicinal Plants for Activity at Dopamine ReceptorSubtypes

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Pharmacological Survey of Medicinal Plants for Activity at Dopamine ReceptorSubtypes. I. Activation of D1-Like Receptor Linked Adenylyl Cyclase

Nearly 100 aqueous, organic and alcoholic extracts of 46 Bolivian, Chinese and Indian medicinal plants were evaluated for their ability to stimulate adenylyl cyclase using Sf9 cells expressing ra...

Canarosine: A new guanidine alkaloid from Canavalia rosea with inhibitory activity on dopamine D1 receptors

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A new acyclic guanidine alkaloid, canarosine (1), together with five known compounds, ?-sitosterol (2), stigmasterol (3), daucosterol (4), epi-inositol 6-O-methyl ether (5), and rutin (6), were i...

Acupuncture Stimulation at Baihui Acupoint Reduced Cerebral Infarct and Increased Dopamine Levels

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Acupuncture Stimulation at Baihui Acupoint Reduced Cerebral Infarct and Increased Dopamine Levels in Chronic Cerebral Hypoperfusion and Ischemia-Reperfusion Injured Sprague-Dawley Rats

The Baihui acupoint has three Yang and five convergences; it is needled in order to activate spirit and resuscitate the brain in traditional Chinese medicine. Therefore, the purpose of the presen...

Pharmacological Survey of Medicinal Plants for Activity at Dopamine Receptor Subtypes

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Pharmacological Survey of Medicinal Plants for Activity at Dopamine Receptor Subtypes. II. Screen for Binding Activity at the D1 and D2 Dopamine Receptor Subtypes

Aqueous, organic and alcoholic extracts of 163 Bolivian, Chinese and Pakistani medicinal plants were evaluated for their ability to inhibit the binding of radiolignds selective for the D1 and D2 ...

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