Alterations of brain serotonin during experimental tumor growth in mice.

@article{Banik1994AlterationsOB,
  title={Alterations of brain serotonin during experimental tumor growth in mice.},
  author={Sarmistha Banik and Manas Ranjan Ray and Sachchidananda Banerjee and T. Lahiri},
  journal={Indian journal of experimental biology},
  year={1994},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={106-8}
}
Concentrations of serotonin (5-HT) and its metabolite 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) were studied in discrete areas of brain and in large intestine of Swiss mice following transplantation of Sarcoma 180 (S 180) ascites tumor. Significant increase in 5-HT levels (2 to 3.5-fold over controls, P < 0.05) was observed in raphe region of the brain throughout… CONTINUE READING