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Is Pharmacology Difficult Podcast SEROTONIN (5-HT)- HISTORY AND SYNTHESIS

Welcome all to IS PHARMACOLOGY DIFFICULT Podcast! I am Dr Radhika Vijay

In this episode, I will be discussing SEROTONIN (5-HT) i.e. 5-Hydroxytryptamine. The convo will begin with few initiating sentences about Neurotransmitters like Dopamine (DA) and 5-Hydroxytryptamine (5-HT).

Then we would be peeping in history of Serotonin discovery, contributions of Scientists namely Vittorio Erspamer, Irving Page and Betty Tvorog

Next, I will explain the synthesis of Serotonin beginning from Amino Acid Tryptophan and then taking two-way pathway. The talk will be continued till the termination of action mechanisms. Finally a Bonus Knowledge Byte and that will mark the wrp up moment of the episode.

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