TY - CHAP A1 - Wilma Quaglia A2 - Carlo Cifani A3 - Fabio Del Bello A4 - Mario Giannella A5 - Gianfabio Giorgioni A6 - Maria Vittoria Micioni Di Bonaventura and Alessandro Piergentili ED1 - Kaneez Fatima Shad Y1 - 2017-07-26 PY - 2017 T1 - 4WD to Travel Inside the 5-HT1A Receptor World N2 - Serotonin - A Chemical Messenger Between All Types of Living Cells is a very interesting book on the most ancient neurotransmitter, hormone and trophic factor serotonin or 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT). This unique chemical is present in all living cells including plants and animals. This book will take us through a serene journey of the evolutionary history of serotonin and its role from man to mollusk. There are many interesting chapters incorporated in this book, including novel approaches for detecting minor metabolites of serotonin in human plasma, production and function of serotonin in cardiac cells, immuno-thrombotic effects of serotonin in platelets to the identification and localization of serotonin in the nervous system and gonad of bivalve mollusks. BT - Serotonin SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.69348 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.69348 SN - 978-953-51-3362-9 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-27 ER -