No Tryptophan, Tyrosine and Phenylalanine Abnormalities in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

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Catharina Elisabeth Bergwerff; Marjolein Luman; Henk J Blom; Jaap Oosterlaan;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 11, issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4777504, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151100
  • Subject: Research Article | Anatomy | Urine | Amino Acids | Neurochemistry | Neurodevelopmental Disorders | Mental Health and Psychiatry | Chemical Compounds | Biogenic Amines | Population Groupings | Serotonin | Physical Sciences | Organic Chemistry | People and Places | Children | Proteins | Neurotransmitters | Neurology | Tryptophan | Chemistry | Biology and Life Sciences | Phenylalanine | Neuroscience | Physiology | Medicine | Hydroxyl Amino Acids | Body Fluids | Families | Blood | Age Groups | Q | R | Adhd | Hematology | Aromatic Amino Acids | Science | Biochemistry | Developmental Neuroscience | Neuropsychiatric Disorders | Medicine and Health Sciences | Organic Compounds | Tyrosine
    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities | cardiovascular system | cardiovascular diseases | mental disorders | macromolecular substances

BACKGROUND:The aim of the current study was to explore the role of aromatic amino acids (AAAs) in blood in relation to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Given their impact on the synthesis of serotonin and dopamine, decreased concentrations of the AAAs tr... View more
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