The Effects of Serotonin in Immune Cells

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Herr, Nadine ; Bode, Christoph ; Duerschmied, Daniel (2017)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, volume 4 (issn: 2297-055X, eissn: 2297-055X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5517399, doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2017.00048/full, doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2017.00048
  • Subject: serotonin | serotonin receptors | RC666-701 | 5-hydroxytryptamine | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | Cardiovascular Medicine | Review | immune system | immune cells

Serotonin [5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT)] plays an important role in many organs as a peripheral hormone. Most of the body’s serotonin is circulating in the bloodstream, transported by blood platelets and is released upon activation. The functions of serotonin are mediated... View more
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