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Science 311 (5757): 45-46

Copyright © 2006 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

NEUROSCIENCE:
A New Molecule to Brighten the Mood

Trevor Sharp

Depression has long been linked to a defect in signals elicited by the neurotransmitter serotonin. This may be due to a deficit of a key protein in the brain that makes receptors for serotonin available for action.


The author is in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3QT, UK. E-mail: trevor.sharp{at}pharm.ox.ac.uk


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