PARACHLOROPHENYLALANINE

noun. a compound which inhibits the synthesis of serotonin from tryptophan, generating an elimination of serotonin from brain cells.

PARACHLOROPHENYLALANINE: "Parachlorophenylalanine has been experimented with in regards to its effects as an SSRI, but it not approved as one at this point in time."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PARACHLOROPHENYLALANINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/parachlorophenylalanine/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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