Table 2.

Amino acid release in percentages of baseline, 24 hr after injection

Aspartate Glutamate Serine Taurine
Artificial CSF (n = 3-6 per fraction) 85.5 ± 22.9% 82.6 ± 28.4% 82.3 ± 19.6% 85.2 ± 33.9%
Dynorphin A(1-17), 64 μg (n = 7-8 per fraction) 80.3 ± 18.4% 90.3 ± 21.1% 81.1 ± 21.1% 81.0 ± 21.5%
NMDA, 0.3 μg (n = 4-5 per fraction) 80.3 ± 18.4% 73.1 ± 31.3% 73.9 ± 31.4% 95.4 ± 54.7%