serotonergic neuron


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serotonergic neuron

A nerve cell that uses serotonin as its neurotransmitter.
See also: neuron
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Both serotonergic and FMRF-amidergic neurons also showed a tendency to be grouped into clusters as in higher gastropods, whereas in species of the lower classes; such as, platyhelminthes, annelida, and arthropoda, serotonergic neurons tend to be more widely scattered (Fujii & Takeda 1988).
Fujii and Takeda (1988) found that the number of serotonergic neurons in invertebrates tends to increase in the higher phyla.
their capacity to acquire the functions of serotonergic neurons,"
Serotonergic neurons in the median raphe nucleus regulate inhibitory avoidance but not escape behaviour in the rat elevated T-maze test of anxiety.
2A] in the rat dorsal periaqueductal gray mediate the antipanic-like effect induced by the stimulation of serotonergic neurons in the dorsal raphe nucleus.
She hypothesizes that tobacco use during the first trimester--the critical period for neurologic development--somehow interferes with migration of serotonergic neurons into the arcuate nucleus and other ventral medullary structures.
Although the mechanism of morphine in OCD is unclear, one possibility suggests that stimulation of m-opioid receptors disinhibits serotonergic neurons in the raphe necleus by suppressing inhibitory gaminobutyric acid-ergic neurotransmission, and thus increasing serotonergic tone.
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