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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The neurotransmitter serotonin [5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT)] is causally involved in multiple central nervous facets of mood… Expand
Review
2002
Review
2002
Anatomical and pharmacological evidence suggests that the dorsal raphe serotonin system and the ventral tegmental and substantia… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Muscle fatigue is an exercise-induced reduction in maximal voluntary muscle force. It may arise not only because of peripheral… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
  • I. Lucki
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 3001666
The diverse array of behavioral effects of serotonin form the basis for understanding its potential role as an etiological marker… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Abstract: Mood, emotion, cognition, and motor functions as well as circadian and neuroendocrine rhythms, including food intake… Expand
Review
1994
Review
1994
It is evident that in the last decade or so, a vast amount of new information has become available concerning the various 5-HT… Expand
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Review
1992
Review
1992
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Abstract The localization and distribution of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) has been studied with the indirect… Expand
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
  • U. Ungerstedt
  • Acta physiologica Scandinavica. Supplementum
  • 1971
  • Corpus ID: 45492572
The ascending monoamine pathways in the rat brain are demonstrated by the pile up of fluorescent material occurring in the axons… Expand
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Brain serotonin cocentrations at 1 p.m. were significantly elevated 1 hour after rats received a dose of L-tryptophan (12.5… Expand