Definition of 5-hydroxytryptamine

1. Noun. A neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory.

Exact synonyms: Serotonin
Generic synonyms: Monoamine Neurotransmitter



Definition of 5-hydroxytryptamine

1. Noun. The neurotransmitter serotonin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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5-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase
5-hydroxytryptamine (current term)
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Literary usage of 5-hydroxytryptamine

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"In all regions rates of 5-hydroxytryptamine synthesis were unaffected. (-)-Cotinine (0.4 and 0.8 mg/kg), the major metabolite of (-)-nicotine was ..."

2. Hypochondriac's Guide to Phentermine by edited by W. Frederick Zimmerman (2005)
"Effect of chlorphentermine pretreatment on 5-hydroxytryptamine disposition in the isolated perfused rat lung. Fundam Appl Toxicol. i982 Nov-Dec;2(6) :306-i2 ..."

3. Nicotine in Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco Products Is a Drug and These edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"Nicotine as a discriminative stimulus in rats depleted of norepinephrine or 5-hydroxytryptamine. Psychopharmacologia. 1972;24(3):417-429. ..."

4. Cocaine Use in America: Epidemmiologic and Clinical Perspectives edited by Nicholas J. Kozel, Edgar H. Adams (1996)
"Serotonin Repeated administration of cocaine markedly reduces both the concentrations of 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) and its metabolite 5-hydroxyindoleacetic ..."

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