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ADHD gene #6. Serotonin receptor 1B gene (HTR1B) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:54pm ADHD Genes ADHD Gene #6: Serotonin Receptor 1B (HTR1B), human chromosome #6 (section q13) This is our sixth gene of topic in our discussion of ADHD genes. The Serotonin Receptor 1B gene (HTR1B). Like the 5 ADHD genes previously discussed, the gene HTR1B is thought to have at least some influence on the development of ADHD. (If you would ... Read on »
Surplus of serotonin receptors may explain failure of … by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 13 Jan 2010 4:50pm The medical center trains future leaders and includes the dedicated work of many physicians, scientists, public health professionals, dentists , and nurses at the College of Physicians and Surgeons , the Mailman School of Public Health , … Read more from the original source: Surplus of serotonin receptors may explain failure of … Read on »
Statin use risks anxiety, serotonin-1A receptor dysfunction via low cholesterol by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 02 Jul 2010 12:00am ACS.org - Scientists are reporting a possible explanation for the symptoms of anxiety and depression that occur in some patients taking the popular statin family of anti-cholesterol drugs, and reported by some individuals on low-cholesterol die ... Read on »
Serotonin, antidepressants, and eating disorders by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 22 Jan 2010 7:41pm Earlier this week on Twitter (do you follow ED Bites on Twitter? You know you want to...), I ran across an interesting article about why some antidepressants don't work in some patients. The article was published last week in the research journal Neuron and is titled "5-HT1A Autoreceptor Levels Determine Vulnerability to Stress and Response to An ... Read on »
Novel 5-Hydroxytryptamine Receptor (5-HT1B) Antagonists Library designed to achieve subtype-selectivity by otavateam Posted Mon 07 Oct 2013 7:36am 5-HT 1Bserotonin receptors are involved in regulation of several physiological functions, behavior and psychiatric diseases including locomotor activity, vascular smooth muscle constriction, aggressive behavior, migraine, depression and anxiety states. Inactivation of 5-HT 1B receptors might affect attention and emotion and have positive effects ... Read on »
Serotonin and Dopamine: A Primer by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 3:22am The Molecules of Reward Serotonin and dopamine are part of a group of compounds called biogenic amines. In addition to serotonin and dopamine, the amines include noradrenaline, acetylcholine, and histamine. This class of chemical messengers is produced, in turn, from basic amino acids like tyrosine, tryptophan, and choline. The amines are ... Read on »
Is Clinical Depression Caused by a Serotonin Imbalance? by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:13pm Is Clinical Depression Caused by a Serotonin Imbalance? A Response to Peter Kramer WORKING PAPER Jonathan Leo, Ph.D. Jeffrey Lacasse, Ph.D. INTRODUCTION The claim that depression is caused by an imbalance of serotonin is often made in the mainstream media. In a recent paper in Society we report on our efforts to examine the support ... Read on »
5 Things We Need To Know About Serotonin by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted Tue 03 May 2011 10:03pm Posted on | May 3, 2011 | Here are 5 things we need to know about serotonin. First, it was identified in intestinal cells by Italian scientist Vitorio Erspamer. He called the chemical “enteramine” and demonstrated that it caused bowel cells to contract. In 1948 scientists at the Cleveland Clinic identified the same ... Read on »
Low Production of Serotonin in the Brainstem a Likely Cause for SIDS by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Wed 03 Feb 2010 12:00am /PRNewswire/ -- Taking the next step in more than 20 years of research, researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have linked sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) with low production of serotonin in the brainstem, based on a comparison of brainstem samples from infants dying of SIDS compared to brainstems of infants dying from other, known caus ... Read on »
Serotonin-Deficient Knock-out Mouse by nih.gov Posted Wed 28 Feb 2007 4:00pm Description of Invention: Serotonin is an important modulator of many developmental, behavioral, and physiological processes, and it has been implicated in depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorders, and substance abuse. Serotonin’s pharmacology is extremely complex and it is mediated by seven of serot ... Read on »