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Serotonin transporter function and emotional behaviour

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The serotonin transporter (5-HTT) is a key regulator of synaptic serotonin (5-HT), a monoamine that is significantly involved in the regulation of fear and anxiety processes. Importantly, low or null 5-HTT expression levels have also been associated with anxious and depressive phenotypes in several species. This remains controversial, however, with different research groups reporting conflicting results with most of the methodologies used so far to investigate whether such an association e...

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University of Oxford
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087736
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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