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Receptor, Serotonin, 5-HT2C

"Receptor, Serotonin, 5-HT2C" 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 primarily in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM and the CHOROID PLEXUS. This receptor subtype is believed to mediate the anorectic action of SEROTONIN, while selective antagonists of the 5-HT2C receptor appear to induce ANXIETY. Several isoforms of this receptor subtype exist, due to adenine deaminase editing of the receptor mRNA.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptor, Serotonin, 5-HT2C" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptor, Serotonin, 5-HT2C" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 32 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2016
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