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Serotonin 01

Topic: Pharmacology

Created on Saturday, October 18 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Saturday, October 18 2008.

From which of the following is serotonin synthesized?

 
        A) Valine
 
        B) Methionine
 
        C) Mud
 
        D) Leucine
 
        E) Tryptophan
 

 


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A) Valine

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Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine or 5-HT) is synthesized from tryptophan.  (See References)

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B) Methionine

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Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine or 5-HT) is synthesized from tryptophan.  (See References)

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C) Mud

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Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine or 5-HT) is synthesized from tryptophan.  (See References)

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D) Leucine

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E) tryptophan

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Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine or 5-HT) is synthesized from tryptophan.  (See References)

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References:

1. Kandel, E.R., Schwartz, J.H., and Jessel, T.M. (2000). Principles of Neural Science, 4th ed. McGraw-Hill, New York. (ISBN:0838577016)Advertising:
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Serotonin 01
Question ID: 101808174
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/18/2008
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