Other studies have been done in humans and monkeys

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7041.1299 (Published 18 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1299
  1. Beatrice A Golomb
  1. Robert Wood Johnson clinical scholar Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, UCLA Medical Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1736, USA

    EDITOR,—Paul H A Steegmans and colleagues assert that theirs was the first study in humans to investigate the relation of serum cholesterol concentration to metabolism of serotonin and that only one study in monkeys has done so.1 However, two studies in humans bear on this issue, as does one study in primates that they fail …

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