Extraction of dopamine, serotonin, and gamma-aminobutyric acid from lactobacillus.spp and yeast

Extraction of dopamine, serotonin, and gamma-aminobutyric acid from lactobacillus.spp and yeast

Pragalya A and Priya Iyer*

PG and Research Department of Biotechnology Women`s Christian College, Chennai -600006


Treating the neurological disease is a meticulous process with lots of uncertainties. There is been an increasing demand and improvement of treatments are being under process. Most challenging neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s diseases are still being under studies for the challenging reasons of their occurence.Also there is an increasing number of studies are going on with the Micro biome-gut-brain axis related findings to the neurological diseases. With such concept, it is significant to know the potentiality of the microbes which are commonly reside in our body to produce the metabolites i.e, Neurotranmitters related to the diseases. In this study focus is to find such microbes. Lactobacillus spp and the yeast commonly found in gut, shows the potentiality to produce the neurotransmitters with using simple laboratory conditions.

Keywords: dopamine, serotonin,  gamma-aminobutyric acid, lactobacillus.spp, yeast

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Pragalya A and Priya Iyer. Extraction of dopamine, serotonin, and gamma-aminobutyric acid from lactobacillus.spp and yeast. International Journal of Neuroscience Research, 2018; 2:8. DOI: 10.28933/ijnr-2018-06-0101.


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