Role of serotonin 5-HT₃ receptors in intestinal inflammation.

  • Shinichi Kato
  • Published 2013 in Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin


Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT), a well-characterized neurotransmitter in the central nervous system, plays a crucial role in regulating mood, body temperature, sleep, appetite, and metabolism. Serotonin is synthesized in the serotonergic neuron of the central nervous system; however, approximately 90% of serotonin is synthesized and localized in the… (More)


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