Platelet monoamine oxidase activity in schizophrenia.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The activity of platelet monoamine oxidase in 12 chronic schizophrenic patients was not significantly different from that in a matched group of normal individuals. The authors emphasize the importance of simultaneous processing of control and patient blood samples and the use of carefully controlled techniques, since relatively minor changes in procedure can markedly influence platelet yield and leucocyte contamination.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • White, HL; McLeod, MN; Davidson, JR

Published Date

  • October 1, 1976

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 133 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 1191 - 1193

PubMed ID

  • 970490

Pubmed Central ID

  • 970490

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-953X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1176/ajp.133.10.1191


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States