Effects of serotonergic system on hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis in rats.

Abstract

The effects of the serotonergic system on the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis in rats were studied. Immunoreactive thyrotropin releasing hormone (ir-TRH) in plasma significantly increased 24 hours after para-chlorophenylalanine (PCPA) administration. Basal thyrotropin (TSH) levels in plasma significantly decreased after tryptophan or 5-hydroxytryptophan… (More)

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