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MPTP

N-Methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine;piperidine derivative which causes irreversible symptoms of parkinsonism in humans and monkeys. A by-product of illicitly manufactured meperidine that caused numerous cases of parkinsonism. Used as an experimental tool in studies on parkinsonism.
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