Effect of 5-hydroxytryptamine on maintenance of pregnancy, congenital abnormalities, and the development of toxemia.

@article{Robson1968EffectO5,
  title={Effect of 5-hydroxytryptamine on maintenance of pregnancy, congenital abnormalities, and the development of toxemia.},
  author={John Michael Robson and Frank M. Sullivan},
  journal={Advances in pharmacology},
  year={1968},
  volume={6 Pt B},
  pages={
          187-9
        }
}
Publisher Summary This chapter examines the effect of 5-hydroxytryptamine on maintenance of pregnancy, congenital abnormalities, and the development of toxemia. The blood levels of 5-HT do not change during pregnancy. There is an increased concentration of 5-HT in some part of the placenta, which might produce deleterious effects leading to altered placental function in turn causing various toxic effects, that is, toxemia of pregnancy, fetal death, and fetal abnormalities., This might be done… CONTINUE READING

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