Genetic polymorphisms of serotonin and dopamine transporters in mental disorders.

@article{Ueno2003GeneticPO,
  title={Genetic polymorphisms of serotonin and dopamine transporters in mental disorders.},
  author={Shu-Ichi Ueno},
  journal={The journal of medical investigation : JMI},
  year={2003},
  volume={50 1-2},
  pages={25-31}
}
  • Shu-Ichi Ueno
  • Published 2003 in The journal of medical investigation : JMI
Transporter-assisted uptake of serotonin (5-HT) and dopamine (DA) has been accounted for activities in human behavior or mental status, because they are the sites of action of widely used antidepressant and psychoactive drugs. Both the human serotonin transporter (5-HTT) and human dopamine transporter (DAT1) genes are good candidates for etiological involvement in various psychiatric conditions. The serotonin transporter gene has two types of functional polymorphisms. One is serotonin… CONTINUE READING

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