Platelet vasopressin receptors in bipolar affective illness

Wade H. Berrettini, John I. Nurnberger, E. Kathyrn Worthington, Susan Simmons-Alling, Elliot S. Gershon

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Abstract

Determinations of the affinity constants (KD) and number of binding sites (Bmax) for platelet vasopressin receptors were done in euthymic bipolar patients and normal volunteers. No significant differences were found between these groups. In addition, lithium treatment did not alter these receptor parameters in the bipolar group.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)83-86
Number of pages4
JournalPsychiatry Research
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1982
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Platelet vasopressin receptor
  • bipolar affective illness
  • lithium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry

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    Berrettini, W. H., Nurnberger, J. I., Worthington, E. K., Simmons-Alling, S., & Gershon, E. S. (1982). Platelet vasopressin receptors in bipolar affective illness. Psychiatry Research, 7(1), 83-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/0165-1781(82)90055-5