hydroxytryptamine


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hydroxytryptamine

(haɪˌdrɒksɪˈtrɪptəmiːn)
n
(Biochemistry) 5-hydroxytryptamine another name for serotoninAbbreviation: 5HT
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The peaks 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14 correspond to 5- hydroxytryptamine, bufotalin, cinobufotalin, bufalin, cinobufagin, and resibufogenin, respectively.
It is plausible that carcinoid tumors may present by appendicitis because of luminal obstruction or elevated levels of 5 hydroxytryptamine, histamine and kinin.
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