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Call me serotonin

Serotonin is known by many names — in science as 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) or enteramine, and in popular culture as the ‘feel good’ chemical or the ‘happy hormone’. Cameron Movassaghi and Anne Andrews discuss the knowns and unknowns of this well-studied yet elusive neurotransmitter.

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Movassaghi, C.S., Andrews, A.M. Call me serotonin. Nat. Chem. 16, 670 (2024).

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