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Publications [#274513] of Edward D. Levin

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  1. Andersson, U; Häggström, JE; Levin, ED; Bondesson, U; Valverius, M; Gunne, LM (1989). Reduced glutamate decarboxylase activity in the subthalamic nucleus in patients with tardive dyskinesia.. Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society, 4(1), 37-46. [2927401], [doi]
    (last updated on 2019/12/08)

    Glutamate decarboxylase (GAD) activity was measured in the nuclei of the basal ganglia in patients with neuroleptic-induced tardive dyskinesia (TD) and controls matched for age and premortem state. In five TD patients, who all had a sudden death, a significant decrease in GAD activity was found in the subthalamic nucleus (STN). The lowered GAD activity in the STN may represent a biochemical substrate for neuroleptic-induced TD.

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