Contribution of Serotonin (5-Hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT) 5-HT2 Receptor Subtypes to the Hyperlocomotor Effects of Cocaine: Acute and Chronic Pharmacological Analyses

@article{Filip2004ContributionOS,
  title={Contribution of Serotonin (5-Hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT) 5-HT2 Receptor Subtypes to the Hyperlocomotor Effects of Cocaine: Acute and Chronic Pharmacological Analyses},
  author={Małgorzata Filip and Marcy J. Bubar and Kathryn A. Cunningham},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics},
  year={2004},
  volume={310},
  pages={1246 - 1254}
}
The role of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT) 5-HT2 receptor subtypes (5-HT2AR, 5-HT2BR, and 5-HT2CR) in acute cocaine-evoked hyperactivity was compared with their contribution to the development and expression of locomotor sensitization upon repeated, intermittent treatment with cocaine (10 mg/kg/day for 5 days) in male Wistar rats. Cocaine-evoked hyperactivity was significantly enhanced by pretreatment with the preferential 5-HT2AR agonist 1-(2,5-dimethoxy-4-iodophenyl)-2-aminopropane… 

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