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Levodopa, fertility, and longevity

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Science  29 Apr 1977:
Vol. 196, Issue 4289, pp. 549-551
DOI: 10.1126/science.850799

Abstract

High concentrations of the dopaminergic drug levodopa (L-dopa, L-3,4-dihydroxphenylalanine) administered to mice in their diet affected fertility to a moderate degree and prolonged the mean life-span by a maximum of 50 percent.