The mechanism by which lithium exerts its therapeutic and prophylactic action in affective disorders is not known. Recent studies have shown that lithium is an inhibitor of different hormone-stimulated adenylate cyclases. It was found that lithium inhibits dopamine-sensitive adenylate cyclase from rat caudate nucleus.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Neurochemistry|
|Publication status||Published - 1978|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience