Serotonin

Known as: 5ht, 3-(2-Aminoethyl)-1H-indol-5-ol, 5-ht 
A biochemical messenger and regulator, synthesized from the essential amino acid L-TRYPTOPHAN. In humans it is found primarily in the central nervous… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The current review aims to summarize the state of research on cannabis and sleep up to 2014 and to review in… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Drawing upon the recent resurgence of biological criminology, several studies have highlighted a critical role for genetic… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Various chronic antidepressant treatments increase adult hippocampal neurogenesis, but the functional importance of this… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
A large body of evidence supports the hypothesis that mesolimbic dopamine (DA) mediates, in animal models, the reinforcing… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The mechanism by which psychostimulants act as calming agents in humans with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The brain serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT) system is a powerful modulator of emotional processes and a target of medications… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
To investigate the contribution of individual serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT) receptors to mood control, we have used… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Rates of serotonin synthesis were measured in the human brain using positron emission tomography. The sensitivity of the method… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Mood, emotion, cognition, and motor functions as well as circadian and neuroendocrine rhythms, including food intake, sleep, and… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Brain serotonin content is dependent on plasma levels of the essential amino acid tryptophan. We investigated the behavioral… (More)
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