Quantification of the mass of tyrosine monooxygenase in the median eminence and superior cervical ganglion

J. C. Porter, P. S. Wang, W. Kedzierski, H. A. Gonzalez

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Abstract

A procedure is described that enables one to quantify the mass of TH in a fraction of the ME and SCG of rats. This procedure is specific and sensitive. It should be possible to study the biosynthetic activity of catecholaminergic neurons as a function of the mass of TH in such cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)371-385
Number of pages15
JournalMethods in Enzymology
Volume168
Publication statusPublished - 1989

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Porter, J. C., Wang, P. S., Kedzierski, W., & Gonzalez, H. A. (1989). Quantification of the mass of tyrosine monooxygenase in the median eminence and superior cervical ganglion. Methods in Enzymology, 168, 371-385.