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Serotonin Transporter Genes (5-HTT) vs. Anxiety / Stress Behaviors & Neuroplasticity in Rats (2024 Study)

In the intricate world of neuropsychiatric research, the role of serotonin in stress-related behaviors and disorders has long been a topic of fascination. Recent studies on rats have shed new light on this area, revealing intriguing ways in which genetics influence anxiety, depression, and neuroplasticity. Highlights: Serotonin Transporter Genes Influence Stress Behaviors: Rats with modified …

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RNAi For Depression: siRNA Targets SERT & 5-HT1A for Antidepressant Effect

It seems as though society is on the verge of ushering in a new generation of treatment modalities for depression and other psychiatric conditions.  While most people turn to pharmaceutical drugs for major depressive disorder, approximately 1 out of 3 people fail to get sufficient symptomatic relief.  To make matters worse, many end up trying …

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