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6-hydroxydopamine


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A neurotoxin that is closely related to dopamine and is readily taken into dopaminergic and noradrenergic neurons via their normal reuptake mechanism, whereupon it destroys the neuron terminals, causing the organism to lose the ability to perform simple actions to obtain rewards. 6-OHDA abbrev.

Subjects: Psychology.


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