5-hydroxytryptamine


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5-hydroxytryptamine

[¦fīv hī¦dräk·sē′trip·tə‚mēn]
(biochemistry)
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Central 5-hydroxytryptamine2 receptors are involved in the adrenal catecholamine-releasing and hyperglycemic effects of the 5-hydroxytryptamine indirect agonist d-fenfluramine in the conscious rat.
Calcium requirement for 5-hydroxytryptamine induced maturation of Spisula oocytes.
If catecholamine and 5-hydroxytryptamine levels in the brainstem are enhanced in human subjects (as was shown after sulfide administration in rats), respiration would be stimulated.
Tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane (Tris), EDTA, Guanosine-O'-(3-thiotriphosphate) (GTP[gamma]S), N-(2-hydroxyethyl)piperazine-N'-(2-ethanesulphonic acid) (Hepes), and 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) were from Sigma Chemical Co.
The idea that depression was due to a reduction in the level of the brain neurotransmitter serotonin (also known as 5-hydroxytryptamine, or 5-HT) was suggested by observations on two groups of patients.
There are parallel deficits in the enzyme choline acetyltransferase, responsible for cholinergic neurotransmitter formation, and in the transmitters norepinephrine and 5-hydroxytryptamine.
Triptans consist of a class of drugs called selective 5-hydroxytryptamine subtype 1 (5-HT1) receptor agonists.
Observations concerning the action of 5-hydroxytryptamine on the peristaltic reflex.
It is a potent serotonin agonist, exhibiting affinities for the 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) receptors (5-HT1, 5-HT1, 5-HT1A, 5-HT2, and 5-HT2C) (5).
Effects of Rhodiola rosea on level of 5-hydroxytryptamine, cell proliferation and differentiation, and number of neuron in cerebral hippocampus of rats with depression induced by chronic mild stress.
Tetrabenazine decreases the jerky, involuntary movements of chorea in Huntington's disease by reversibly inhibiting vesicular monoamine transporter 2, depleting monoamines presynaptically and depleting dopamine preferentially over norepinephrine and/or 5-hydroxytryptamine, according to its manufacturer, Prestwick Pharmaceuticals Inc.