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Potential New Target for Antidepressants

Posted by Bluegrass Cellular Agent on August 5, 2011

More Big Pharma FRAUD drugging up America for profit with zero proof of benefit!

~ Uncle Russ

Using a unique and relatively simple cell-based fluorescent assay they developed, scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC), Berkeley have identified a means by which fluoxetine, the active ingredient in Prozac, suppresses the activity of the TREK1 potassium channel. TREK1 activity has been implicated in mood regulation and could be an important target for fluoxetine and other antidepressant drugs.

Potential New Target for Antidepressants

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