Chapter 10. The Transfer of Tryptophan Across the Synaptosome Membrane

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme and
  2. David W. Fitzsimons
  1. A. Parfitt1 and
  2. D. G. Grahame-Smith2

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720059.ch10

Ciba Foundation Symposium 22 - Aromatic Amino Acids in the Brain

Ciba Foundation Symposium 22 - Aromatic Amino Acids in the Brain

How to Cite

Parfitt, A. and Grahame-Smith, D. G. (1974) The Transfer of Tryptophan Across the Synaptosome Membrane, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 22 - Aromatic Amino Acids in the Brain (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and D. W. Fitzsimons), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720059.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

  2. 2

    MRC Unit and Departnient of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Oxford

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1974

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9789021940236

Online ISBN: 9780470720059

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Keywords:

  • nutritional control;
  • 5-hydroxytryptamine;
  • tryptophan;
  • insulin injection;
  • amino acid

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Kinetics of Tryptophan Uptake

  • Stereospecity of Tryptophan Uptake

  • The Effect of Other Amlno Acids on Tryptophan Uptake

  • The Effect of Temperature on the Transport of L-Tryptophan and L-Pheny Lalanine

  • Hunting During Perturbation of the Steady-State Distribution of L-Tryptophan and L-Phenylalanine within the Synaptosom

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement

  • References

  • Disussion

  • References