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Serotonin is one of several chemical messengers in the brain, or neurotransmitters, which help brain cells communicate with one another. Among many other functions, serotonin is involved in regulating mood. Problems with making or using the right amount of serotonin have been linked to many mental disorders, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, autism, and schizophrenia.
Scientists Unlock the Structure of Vesicular Monoamine Transporter 2

Scientists Unlock the Structure of Vesicular Monoamine Transporter 2

Male and Female Rats Show Different Brain Responses to Enriched Environment

Male and Female Rats Show Different Brain Responses to Enriched Environment

New Mechanism to Maintain Astrocyte-Neuron Communication

New Mechanism to Maintain Astrocyte-Neuron Communication

Laxative Prucalopride can Have Important Effects in the Brain Circuits Crucial for Learning and Memory

Laxative Prucalopride can Have Important Effects in the Brain Circuits Crucial for Learning and Memory

Brain-Wide Mapping Reveals How Serotonin Affects Animal Behavior

Brain-Wide Mapping Reveals How Serotonin Affects Animal Behavior

Revealing the Conserved Role of Serotonin in Maintaining Germline Quality

Revealing the Conserved Role of Serotonin in Maintaining Germline Quality

First molecular images of olfaction sets the stage to create novel smells

First molecular images of olfaction sets the stage to create novel smells

Location is the key for psychedelic drugs to work

Location is the key for psychedelic drugs to work

Common food dye can be a potential dietary trigger for IBDs, study shows

Common food dye can be a potential dietary trigger for IBDs, study shows

The mechanism behind the satiating effect of milk protein

The mechanism behind the satiating effect of milk protein

Genomics plays a major role in psychedelic drugs behavior

Genomics plays a major role in psychedelic drugs behavior

Trial assesses the impact of Mediterranean diet on depression symptoms in young men

Trial assesses the impact of Mediterranean diet on depression symptoms in young men

Three proteins as potential new therapeutic targets in movement disorders

Three proteins as potential new therapeutic targets in movement disorders

Largest genome study identifies new genetic risk factors for migraine

Largest genome study identifies new genetic risk factors for migraine

Researchers build rapid-acting antidepressant compounds that are non-hallucinogenic

Researchers build rapid-acting antidepressant compounds that are non-hallucinogenic

Researchers discover that existing drug can enhance memory

Researchers discover that existing drug can enhance memory

Gene therapy may be safe and effective in treating AADC deficiency

Gene therapy may be safe and effective in treating AADC deficiency

Novel gene therapy offers hope to children with genetic, neurodegenerative diseases

Novel gene therapy offers hope to children with genetic, neurodegenerative diseases

Genetic treatment may provide a new approach to addressing obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Genetic treatment may provide a new approach to addressing obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Commonly used antidepressant drugs can also help the immune system to attack cancer

Commonly used antidepressant drugs can also help the immune system to attack cancer