Latest Advancements on Serotonin and Dopamine Transporters in Lymphocytes

Author(s): Donatella Marazziti, Giorgio Consoli, Irene Masala, Mario Catena Dell'Osso, Stefano Baroni

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 10 , Issue 1 , 2010

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Different data show that circulating lymphocytes possess functional serotonin and dopamine transporters (SERT and DAT, respectively). This papers aims to review most of the available literature on this topic, while highlighting the possible role of SERT and DAT, as well as that of their substrates including antidepressants on the immune system.

Keywords: Serotonin, dopamine, serotonin transporter, dopamine transporter, lymphocytes, antidepressants, immune system

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Year: 2010
Published on: 01 March, 2012
Page: [32 - 40]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/138955710791112587

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