Central 5-HT Transmission

Producer: British Pharmacological Society

This highly interactive program covers the physiological role of 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) in the central nervous system and its clinical significance; 5-HT transmission: synthesis, storage, release, pre- and post- synaptic receptors, uptake and inactivation; 5-HT pathways: main sites of 5-HT pathways in the rat brain; 5-HT receptors - the families 5-HT1 to 5-HT7, their sub-types and transduction mechanisms; 5-HT drugs - their actions and clinical importance. The program assumes a basic knowledge of synaptic transmission, covered in another program, Synaptic Transmission in the CNS.


Year of production: Revised 2002
Medium: CD-ROM; world wide web
System requirements: CD-ROM version Windows only; internet version both Windows and Macintosh
Price: £75.00 (UK Higher Education only); £250.00 (others). Prices include full multiuser site licence for unlimited copies, tutor’s guide, and telephone support. For internet version price please contact the source