TITLE

L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine (levodopa) lowers central nervous system S-adenosylmethionine concentrations in humans

AUTHOR(S)
Surtees, R; Hyland, K
PUB. DATE
July 1990
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jul1990, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p569
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66097890

 

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