Estradiol increases Pet-1 and serotonin transporter mRNA in the midbrain raphe nuclei of ovariectomized rats.

@article{Rivera2009EstradiolIP,
  title={Estradiol increases Pet-1 and serotonin transporter mRNA in the midbrain raphe nuclei of ovariectomized rats.},
  author={Heidi M. Rivera and Denesa R Oberbeck and Bumsup Kwon and Thomas A. Houpt and Lisa A. Eckel},
  journal={Brain research},
  year={2009},
  volume={1259},
  pages={51-8}
}
Previous research has shown that estradiol increases the anorexia associated with serotonin (5-HT) neurotransmission. To examine further the putative relationship between estradiol and 5-HT, we investigated whether estradiol increases the expression of Pet-1 and the 5-HT transporter (5-HTT), two genes implicated in the development and regulation of the 5-HT system. Ovariectomized (OVX) rats (n=5-6/group) were treated with 0, 2, or 10 microg estradiol benzoate (EB) in sesame oil on 2 consecutive… CONTINUE READING

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