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Kankaanpaa A, Meririnne E, Lillsunde P, Seppala T. 
“The acute effects of amphetamine derivatives on extracellular serotonin and dopamine levels in rat nucleus accumbens”. 
Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 1998 Apr;59(4):1003-9.
The acute effects of amphetamine derivatives on extracellular concentration of serotonin (5-HT) and dopamine in the nucleus accumbens were studied with in vivo microdialysis using conscious, freely moving rats. 5-HT, dopamine, and their major metabolites were measured by HPLC with electrochemical detection. Amphetamine (1.0-9.0 mg/kg) elevated dopamine levels considerably, but failed to affect the levels of 5-HT, except at the highest dose administered. 3,4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA, 1.0-9.0 mg/kg) and 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, 1.0-9.0 mg/kg) elevated both 5-HT and dopamine levels dose dependently. The failure of 2,5-dimethoxy-4-methylamphetamine (DOM, 0.5-1.0 mg/kg) to affect the 5-HT levels suggests that extracellular levels of 5-HT play a minor role in hallucinogenic activity. The strong effects of MDA and MDMA on levels of 5-HT indicate that their actions on serotonergic mechanisms are different from those of the hallucinogens. In addition, methylenedioxyamphetamines may act via dopaminergic mechanisms similar to those of amphetamine.
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