Detection of Serotonin Transporter Protein and Bax Gene Expression in Psoriasis: A Possible Role in Regulating Apoptosis

Abstract

Background. Psoriasis may occur or worsen in connection with stress or mood disorders. Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamin; 5-HT), through its serotonin transporter (SERT) protein, may play a role in connection with different types of inflammation of the skin, including psoriasis. Keratinocyte apoptosis plays a fundamental part in the control of epidermal… (More)

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