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Receptor, Serotonin, 5-HT2A

"Receptor, Serotonin, 5-HT2A" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A serotonin receptor subtype found widely distributed in peripheral tissues where it mediates the contractile responses of variety of tissues that contain SMOOTH MUSCLE. Selective 5-HT2A receptor antagonists include KETANSERIN. The 5-HT2A subtype is also located in BASAL GANGLIA and CEREBRAL CORTEX of the BRAIN where it mediates the effects of HALLUCINOGENS such as LSD.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptor, Serotonin, 5-HT2A" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptor, Serotonin, 5-HT2A" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 69 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2002 and 2006
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.