Serotonin (5 hydroxytryptamine) and iron absorption

Research paper by Jeremy H. Thompson

Indexed on: 21 Oct '08Published on: 21 Oct '08Published in: The Dublin Journal of Medical Science


Evidence is put forward that reserpine increases, and U.M.L. 491 inhibits normal uptake of radioiron in the rat as measured by total body counting. The possibility that serotonin is involved is discussed.