Tryptophan and Tyrosine Availability and Oral Contraceptives

Lancet. 1979 Sep 1;2(8140):472. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(79)91526-5.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Biological Availability
  • Brain / metabolism
  • Contraceptives, Oral / adverse effects*
  • Depression / chemically induced
  • Estradiol Congeners / adverse effects*
  • Ethinyl Estradiol / adverse effects*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Tryptophan / metabolism*
  • Tyrosine / metabolism*

Substances

  • Contraceptives, Oral
  • Estradiol Congeners
  • Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Tyrosine
  • Tryptophan