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"Serotonin: A Chemical Messenger Between All Types of Living Cells" ed. by Kaneez Fatima Shad

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"Serotonin: A Chemical Messenger Between All Types of Living Cells" ed. by Kaneez Fatima Shad

"Serotonin: A Chemical Messenger Between All Types of Living Cells" ed. by Kaneez Fatima Shad
ITOe | 2017 | ISBN: 9535133624 9789535133629 | 298 pages | PDF | 15 MB

This is a very interesting book on the most ancient neurotransmitter, hormone and trophic factor serotonin or 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT). This unique chemical is present in all living cells including plants and animals.

This book will take us through a serene journey of the evolutionary history of serotonin and its role from man to mollusk. There are many interesting chapters incorporated in this book, including novel approaches for detecting minor metabolites of serotonin in human plasma, production and function of serotonin in cardiac cells, immuno-thrombotic effects of serotonin in platelets to the identification and localization of serotonin in the nervous system and gonad of bivalve mollusks.

Contents
1 Introductory Chapter: Serotonin - The Most Ancient Neurotransmitter, Hormone and Trophic Factor
2 Pharmacology and Molecular Identity of Serotonin Receptor in Bivalve Mollusks
3 Structure-Function of Serotonin in Bivalve Molluscs
4 4WD to Travel Inside the 5-HT1A Receptor World
5 Sculpting Cerebral Cortex with Serotonin in Rodent and Primate
6 Association of 5-HT1A Receptors with Affective Disorders
7 Application of 5-HT-SO4 in Biomarker Research
8 Energy Homeostasis by the Peripheral Serotonergic System
9 Serotonin Effects on Expression of the LDL Receptor Family Member LR11 and 7-Ketocholesterol–Induced Apoptosis in Human Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells
10 Serotonin in Neurological Diseases
11 The Role of Serotonin in Aggression and Impulsiveness
12 Immuno-Thrombotic Effects of Platelet Serotonin
13 Production and Function of Serotonin in Cardiac Cells

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