CATECHOL-O-METHYLTRANSFERASE ACTIVITY:
ASSAY, DISTRIBUTION AND PHARMACOLOGICAL MODIFICATION

Ilkka Reenilä

Institute of Biomedicine
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology,
University of Helsinki, Finland
ACADEMIC DISSERTATION

To be presented, with the assent of the Medical Faculty of the University of Helsinki, for public examination in the small auditorium of the Institute of Biomedicine, University of Helsinki, Siltavuorenpenger 10 A, on December 3rd, at 12 noon

Helsinki 1999


Supervised by:
Professor Pekka T. Männistö, M.D.
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Kuopio
Kuopio, Finland

and

Professor Raimo K. Tuominen, M.D.
Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed by:
Docent Erkki Nissinen, Ph.D.
Orion Pharma
Espoo, Finland

and

Docent Atso Raasmaja, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Kuopio
Kuopio, Finland
Opponent:
Docent Seppo Kaakkola, M.D.
Department of Neurology
Helsinki Central University Hospital
Helsinki, Finland

Published by (the electronic version):

Helsingin yliopiston verkkojulkaisut
Helsinki, 1999
ISBN 951-45-9000-7 (HTML version)

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