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CurationStatus uncurated  +
Definition A biochemical messenger and regulator, syn A biochemical messenger and regulator, synthesized from the essential amino acid L-tryptophan. In humans it is found primarily in the central nervous system, gastrointestinal tract, and blood platelets. Serotonin mediates several important physiological functions including neurotransmission, gastrointestinal motility, hemostasis, and cardiovascular integrity. Multiple receptor families (receptors, serotonin) explain the broad physiological actions and distribution of this biochemical mediator (MSH). bution of this biochemical mediator (MSH).
Has role Neurotransmitter +
Id sao711465902  +
Label Serotonin  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 21 March 2015 04:45:50  +
ModifiedDate 21 March 2015  +
SuperCategory Monoamines  +
Synonym 5-hydroxytryptamine  +, 5-HT; 5HT transporter; 5HTT; Sodium-dependent serotonin transporter  +
Categories Monoamines
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Resource:Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: Laboratory of Cerebral Cortext Reserach +, Resource:Ligand-Gated Ion Channel Database +, Resource:Mouse Party +, Resource:NeuroMouse Database +, Resource:Vanderbilt University Medical Center Pharmacology + Keywords
Aplysia cerebral ganglion metacerebral cell +, Cerebellar Serotonergic Afferents +, Hirudo Retzius cell +, Taste bud type 3 cell +, Tritonia dorsal swim interneuron + Neurotransmitter
Mauthner cell +, Tritonia dorsal swim interneuron + NeurotransmitterReceptors
5-HT Receptor + RelatedTo


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