serotonergic neuron


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serotonergic neuron

A nerve cell that uses serotonin as its neurotransmitter.
See also: neuron
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scutum, which collectively include the ampullary neuron and medial serotonergic neuron, correspond to the medial dendritic grouping in opisthobranch veligers, which also includes a single ampullary and serotonergic sensory neuron (Kempf et al., 1997; Marois and Carew, 1997a).
We monitored the changes in receptor mRNA expression produced in these identified lumbar MNs at 1 month and 4 months after spinal cord transection, and we determined whether intraspinal grafting of embryonic serotonergic neurons in spinal rats reverses the effects of spinal total transection on expression of these genes.
Raphe nuclei neurons are also labeled in VMAT2:GFP fish (serotonergic neurons), and compared with controls (H), they were unaffected by ziram exposure (I).
These results led the authors to suggest that the modulatory effect of buspirone on GID may be independent of activation of either pre- or postsynaptic 5-HT1A receptors on serotonergic neurons but conceivably due to blockade of DA D2 receptors; indeed, it is known that buspirone also acts as a DA D2 receptor antagonist [72, 73].
"Loss of brainstem serotonergic neurons impairs autoresuscitation in neonate rats: Is this relevant to the sudden infant death syndrome?," J Physiol., Vol.589 (Pt 22), pp.5343-344
Effect of xanthone from Kielmeyera coriacea stems on serotonergic neurons of the median raphe nucleus.
Blastula-stage stem cells can differentiate into dopaminergic and serotonergic neurons after transplantation.
The LC consists of neurons that release or are activated by norepinephrine (noradrenergic neurons), serotonin (serotonergic neurons), and choline (cholinergic neurons).
The rate of firing of serotonergic neurons in the brain increases as the level of behavioral arousal increases; thus increased serotonin levels would be more likely to influence brain function at higher levels of arousal.
Activity of medullary serotonergic neurons in freely moving animals.