Category Archives: serotonergic neuron subtype

Researchers identify previously unknown subtypes of 5HT neurons.


The serotonin receptors, also known as 5-hydroxytryptamine receptors or 5-HT receptors, are a group of G protein-coupled receptors and ligand-gated ion channels found in the central and peripheral nervous systems.  These long-range neurons have cell bodies distributed across nine brainstem nuclei, referred to as the raphe system, and axonal projections that collectively innervate most regions of the brain and spinal

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