Regulation of the Serotonergic System by Kainate in the Avian Retina

@article{Passos2019RegulationOT,
  title={Regulation of the Serotonergic System by Kainate in the Avian Retina},
  author={Adelaide C F Passos and Anderson Manoel Herculano and Karen Renata Matos Oliveira and Silene Maria A de Lima and Fernando Allan F Rocha and H{\'e}rcules Rezende Freitas and Luzia da Silva Sampaio and Danniel Pereira Figueiredo and Karin da Costa Calaza and Ricardo Augusto de Melo Reis and Jos{\'e} Luiz Martins do Nascimento},
  journal={Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology},
  year={2019},
  pages={1-11}
}
Serotonin (5-HT) has been recognized as a neurotransmitter in the vertebrate retina, restricted mainly to amacrine and bipolar cells. It is involved with synaptic processing and possibly as a mitogenic factor. We confirm that chick retina amacrine and bipolar cells are, respectively, heavily and faintly immunolabeled for 5-HT. Amacrine serotonergic cells also co-express tyrosine hydroxylase (TH), a marker of dopaminergic cells in the retina. Previous reports demonstrated that serotonin… 
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