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Serotonin (also known as 5-hydroxytryptamine [5-HT]) is a small-molecule neurotransmitter that was identified in a series of studies conducted between 1935 and 1953 because of its capacity to induce contractions

Serotonin (also known as 5-hydroxytryptamine [5-HT]) is a small-molecule neurotransmitter that was identified in a series of studies conducted between 1935 and 1953 because of its capacity to induce contractions in the intestine and blood vessels. A plethora of functions for the serotonin system have been described, including regulation of mood, blood clotting, gut motility, systemic energy homeostasis, and tissue repair.

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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1016/j.jcmgh.2017.02.007
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    Ebrahimkhani, M. R. (2017). A New Positive Feedback Circuit in the Fibrosis–Cancer Axis for Male Livers. Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 3(3), 301-302. doi:10.1016/j.jcmgh.2017.02.007

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