5HT

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5HT5-Hydroxytryptamine
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Association between 5-hydroxytryptamine release and insulin secretion.
Influence of chronic inorganic lead exposure on regional dopamine and 5-hydroxytryptamine turnover in rat brain.
After three months, their brains were examined and both sets of rats had lost a neurotransmitter called 5-hydroxytryptamine, according to a report in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.
Although formic acid is present in the sting, recent research has shown that the main chemicals are histamine, acetylcholine and 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin).
EFFECT OF 5-HYDROXYTRYPTAMINE ON CYTOSKELETAL CHANGES IN ENDOTHELIAL CELLS.
Serotonin, known chemically as 5-hydroxytryptamine or 5-HT, is a substance widely found in nature--both animal and vegetable--that enhances transmission of electrical impulses in nerves.
5b The effect of magnesium on the response of smooth muscle to 5-hydroxytryptamine [serotonin].
Then biochemical studies and radioactive labeling of animal brain tissue revealed that serotonin -- known chemically as 5-hydroxytryptamine or 5-HT -- binds to three specific families of postsynaptic receptors.
9 Combined Dopamine D2 and 5-Hydroxytryptamine (5-HT)1A Receptor Strategies for the Treatment of Schizophrenia: A Pharmacological and Chemical Perspective
N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonists enhance the head-twitch response, a 5-hydroxytryptamine 2 receptor-mediated behaviour, in reserpine-treated mice.
BACKGROUND: Tyrosine (Tyr), Tryptophan (Trp) and 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) are important amino acids in vivo and have been hypothesized to be involved in many mental disorders.
4] Human genes: VKORC1, vitamin K epoxide reductase complex, subunit 1; CYP2C9, cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily C, polypeptide 9; HLA-B, major histocompatibility complex, class I, B; CYP2C19, cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily C, polypeptide 19; SLCO1B1, solute carrier organic anion transporter family, member 1B1; COMT, catechol-O-methyltransferase; HTR2A, 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin) receptor 2A, G protein-coupled.