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Synonyms for serotonin

a neurotransmitter involved in e

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Thus, it is presumed that FAN may attenuate the antinociceptive potency of morphine (SC) via the modulation of the serotonergic system, but not via noradrenergic systems.
Central antinociceptive effects of mitragynine in mice: contribution of descending noradrenergic and serotonergic systems.
The chronic analgesic effect of the fenugreek extract was observed and studies have shown that fenugreek seed reduced the pain through serotonergic system (36).
3] antagonists such as ondansetron were avoided because a proposed mechanism of action for calcitonin is via the serotonergic system (4).
This catecholaminergic binomial CNS axis is modulated by the CNS serotonergic axons originating from the pontine dorsal raphe (DR), median raphe (MR) nuclei, and the medullary serotonergic system, which includes the raphe magnus, raphe obscurus and raphe pallidus nuclei.
Other topics discussed include the role of genotype in the relationship between thyroid hormones, serotonin and behavior, and the role of the serotonergic system in depression, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia, and suicide.
With a holistic and inclusive definition, neurological dysfunction may comprise anything related to toxic effects on the brain from serotonin depletion in the days following Ecstasy consumption to acute cognitive impairment to long-term cognitive damage or permanent alteration of neurons in the serotonergic system.
Surprisingly, supplementation with 5-HTP may increase aggressive behavior, apparently because, while tryptophan appears to exclusively enhance the serotonergic system, 5-HTP also appears to enhance the catecholaminergic system.
2]-adrenergic antagonist, appears to hasten adaptations within the serotonergic system.
Scientists continue to investigate the influence of the serotonergic system in bruxism with the hope that the disorder can be treated by manipulating serotonin transmission.
These studies demonstrate that benzo[a]pyrene induces alterations in the serotonergic system throughout the brain.
In contrast, the behavioral inhibition system appears to be a septohippocampal system, the regulation being noradrenergic with additional regulation from the serotonergic system (Rogeness et al.
The serotonergic system is in close reciprocal relationship with the gonadal hormones and has been identified as the most plausible target for interventions.