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INTRODUCTION Serotonin plays an important role in psychiatric diseases, most notably in depression and anxiety. Seven different major serotonin receptor subtypes have been described. Receptor-selective agonists and antagonists have been searched for to find a suitable drug to test the in vivo receptor sensitivity. Different serotonin receptor subtypes take(More)
The neurotransmitter serotonin (5-HT) possesses several receptors and their subtypes, some of which are polymorphic, such as the 5-HT(2C) receptor. The latter has been implicated in the control of neuroendocrine function, and has been discussed in the pathophysiology and pharmacotherapy of psychiatric disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic(More)
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