Fenclonine, also known as ``para``-chlorophenylalanine (PCPA), is a synthetic amino acid which acts as a selective and irreversible inhibitor of tryptophan hydroxylase, which is a rate-limiting enzyme in the biosynthesis of serotonin. Fenclonine consequently depletes serotonin in the body and reduces its actions, acting as an indirect serotoni...
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<chemical> An inhibitor of serotonin biosynthesis used to study the effects of serotonin depletion. ... Pharmacological action: serotonin agents. ... Chemical name: DL-Phenylalanine, 4-chloro- ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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