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- Haider, S., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Amino acids 2006 v.31 no.4 pp. 421-425
- cognition; females; hippocampus; memory; metabolism; rats; tryptophan
- ... It has been shown in various studies that increase in serotonergic neurotransmission is associated with increased memory consolidation whereas low brain 5HT impairs memory performance. In the first phase of our study we found that tryptophan (TRP) administration for 6 weeks increased plasma TRP and whole brain TRP, 5HT and 5HIAA levels. Many brain regions are involved in the learning process but p ...