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Definition of the noun 1-Methyl-4-Phenylpyridinium

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  1. [organic compound] MPP+, the active metabolite of MPTP.
  2. [neurotoxin] A neurotoxin which cannot cross the blood brain barrier, but once in contact it can destroy the dopaminergic neurons of the substantia nigra.

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

is a Na1-independent and membrane potential- sensitive transporter that transports monoamine neurotransmitters and the neurotoxin 1-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium (MPP1) and may be a polyspecific organic ...

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1-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium Meaning

Video shows what 1-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium means. MPP+, the active metabolite of MPTP.. A neurotoxin that cannot cross the blood-brain barrier but which, ...

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