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Scientists Discover Intricacies of Serotonin Receptor Crucial for Better Drugs

News   Aug 21, 2018 | Original story from University of North Carolina Health Care

 
Scientists Discover Intricacies of Serotonin Receptor Crucial for Better Drugs

Drugs vary in their ability to activate the 5-HT2B serotonin receptor. Some drugs (RED) strongly activate the receptor and cause potentially life-threatening valvular heart disease while others only weakly activate it (GREEN) and are less likely to cause serious side-effects. Credit: Roth Lab

 
 
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