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Compound Summary for: CID 5202


Also known as: 5-HYDROXYTRYPTAMINE; 3-(2-Aminoethyl)-1H-indol-5-ol; Enteramine; Antemovis; Serotonine; Thrombocytin; Thrombotonin; Antemoqua
Molecular Formula: C10H12N2O   Molecular Weight: 176.21508   InChIKey: QZAYGJVTTNCVMB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A biochemical messenger and regulator, synthesized from the essential amino acid L-TRYPTOPHAN. In humans it is found primarily in the central nervous system, gastrointestinal tract, and blood platelets. Serotonin mediates several important physiological functions including neurotransmission, gastrointestinal motility, hemostasis, and cardiovascular integrity. Multiple receptor families (RECEPTORS, SEROTONIN) explain the broad physiological actions and distribution of this biochemical mediator.   From: MeSH
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