Posts Tagged
‘serotonin’

October 26, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: memory, serotonin, shapes, signals, Social, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Activation of serotonin receptors in the medial septum, a region along the midline of the brain, reverses social memory deficits in a mouse model of autism, according to new research. The results show a new mechanism by which serotonin shapes social function and suggest that the effects of the chemical messenger can vary depending on […]

August 6, 2021

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Tags: Autism, boost, Drugs, models, mouse, multiple, serotonin, socialization, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Friend Zone: Mice with autism-related mutations overcome their disinterest in other mice after receiving MDMA or an experimental serotonin agonist. Stuart Wilson / Science Source Two unapproved drugs that increase the neurotransmitter serotonin significantly increase sociability in six autism mouse models, according to a new study. The findings build on decades of work suggesting that […]