Lastest on Halperidol?

Andrew Penn andrew at uaneuro.uah.ualberta.ca
Thu Dec 31 21:19:10 EST 1992


In article <1992Dec26.013818.8234 at ringer.cs.utsa.edu>  
senseman at lucy.brainlab.utsa.edu (David M. Senseman) writes:
> Haloperidol is a rather "old" dopamine blocker (=antagonist).
> As I understand it, it doesn't differentiate between D1 and D2
> receptors and in certain systems atleast, it has cross reactivity
> with serotonin. 
> 
> The reason I'm asking? We recently did some experiments in which
> Haloperidol reduced a rather interesting neuophysiological process
> (maybe you'll read about it in Science?   :-)   Anyway, I would
> appreciate any info on Halperidol that the wizards on  
bionet.neuroscience
> care to share. 
> 
> Thanks. (and Merry Christmas :-)
> -- 
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steal 
> (senseman at lonestar.utsa.edu) | from a freight car; but if he has a  
university
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railroad.
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Work at the University of Saskatchewan has suggested that survival of  
hypoxic neurons is compromised by Haloperidol. What was the process..?
	Andrew Penn
	Neurology
	University of Alberta



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