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se·ro·to·nin

 (sĕr′ə-tō′nĭn, sîr′-)
n.
An organic compound, C10H12N2O, that is formed from tryptophan and is found especially in the gastrointestinal tract, the platelets, and the nervous system of humans and other animals, and functions as a neurotransmitter and in vasoconstriction, stimulation of the smooth muscles, and regulation of cyclic body processes.

serotonin

(ˌsɛrəˈtəʊnɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a compound that occurs in the brain, intestines, and blood platelets and acts as a neurotransmitter, as well as inducing vasoconstriction and contraction of smooth muscle; 5-hydroxytryptamine (5HT)
[from sero- + ton(ic) + -in]

ser•o•to•nin

(ˌsɛr əˈtoʊ nɪn, ˌsɪər-)

n.
an amine, C10H12N20, that occurs esp. in blood and nervous tissue and functions as a vasoconstrictor and neurotransmitter.
[1948; sero- + tone or ton (ic) + -in1]

serotonin

A neurotransmitter in the brain, involved in sleep, mood, etc.
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Noun1.serotonin - a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memoryserotonin - a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory
monoamine neurotransmitter - a monoamine that is functionally important in neural transmission
Translations
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Serotonin
serotoniini
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serótónín

serotonin

[ˌserəʊˈtəʊnɪn] Nserotonina f

serotonin

[ˌsɛrəʊˈtəʊnɪn] nsérotonine m

serotonin

n (Biol, Med: = hormone) → Serotonin nt

serotonin

n serotonina
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It is well known that antidepressant-like activity of melatonin, comes from its interaction with the serotonergic system (Micale et al.
Contradicting the results reported for subjects at rest, pharmacological stimulation of the serotonergic system decreased the time to fatigue in volunteers with higher aerobic capacity compared to the placebo condition, while stimulation of the serotonergic system did not affect the time to fatigue in the group with lower aerobic capacity (Figure 3) (43).
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Study on the herb Bacopa approves of the enhanced neuronal transmissions which help in improving memory and this happens through the serotonergic system influencing the acetyl cholinergic transmission.
This theory is widely accepted, with most emphasis placed on the serotonergic system.
suggest performing research that follows changes in the serotonergic system and depressive symptoms during acute, chronic, and long-term SSRI treatment and after treatment's end.
Ketamine has generated enormous interest among psychiatrists and patients because the response is so dramatic, with marked improvement seen within hours in a much higher proportion of patients than respond to conventional antidepressants, which target the serotonergic system.
One theory describes an alteration in function of the serotonergic system possibly due to genetic mutations in coding of serum lipoproteins8.
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