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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 17, Issue 3, Pages 191-196
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2003/572127
Original Article

Sex Differences of Brain Serotonin Synthesis in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome Using α-[11C]methyl-L-tryptophan, Positron Emission Tomography and Statistical Parametric Mapping

Akio Nakai,1,4 Yoshikata Kumakura,1 Michel Boivin,2 Pedro Rosa,1 Mirko Diksic,1 Doreen D’Souza,3 and Kathryn Kersey3

1Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
2Centre Hospitalier de l’Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
3Glaxo Wellcome Inc, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
4Permanent address, Department of Pediatrics, Fukui Medical University School of Medicine, Fukui, Japan

Received 9 September 2002; Revised 19 December 2002

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How to Cite this Article

Akio Nakai, Yoshikata Kumakura, Michel Boivin, et al., “Sex Differences of Brain Serotonin Synthesis in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome Using α-[11C]methyl-L-tryptophan, Positron Emission Tomography and Statistical Parametric Mapping,” Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 191-196, 2003. https://doi.org/10.1155/2003/572127.