Variation in cerebrospinal fluid levels of neuropeptide Y, cholecystokinin and substance P in patients with neurological disorders.

  Vol. 21 (5) 2000 Neuro endocrinology letters Journal Article   2000; 21(5): 409-416 PubMed PMID:  11452234    Citation

: Neuropeptide Y, cholecystokinin (tetra- and octasulphated peptides) and substance P were measured in lumbar cerebrospinal fluid obtained from patients with various neurologic disorders such as Parkinson's disease, cerebrovascular disorders, multiple sclerosis, tuberculous meningitis and aseptic meningitis. These results are statistically compared with healthy results. The results accumulated showed that the data collected can provide the vital information necessary for designing drug therapy.

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