Serotonin pp 152-156 | Cite as

Cardiac, Vascular and other Smooth-muscle Actions of 5-Hydroxytryptamine: An Overview

  • R. E. Purdy
  • P. R. Saxena
Part of the Satellite Symposia of the IUPHAR 10th International Congress of Pharmacology book series (SSNIC)


The session on the effects of 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) on cardiac, vascular and other smooth muscle systems revealed a multiplicity of actions mediated through a variety of receptors.


Rabbit Thoracic Aorta Artery Strip Sympathetic Vascular Tone Smooth Muscle System Sympathoinhibitory Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. E. Purdy
    • 1
  • P. R. Saxena
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology and Cardiovascular Biology GroupUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of MedicineErasmus University RotterdamRotterdamThe Netherlands

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