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5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid

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5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) is the main metabolite of serotonin. [1]

7 relations: Analytical chemistry, Carcinoid, Enterochromaffin cell, Liver, Metabolite, Serotonin, Urine.

Analytical chemistry

Analytical chemistry is the study of the separation, identification, and quantification of the chemical components of natural and artificial materials.

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Carcinoid (also carcinoid tumor) is a slow-growing type of neuroendocrine tumor originating in the cells of the neuroendocrine system.

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Enterochromaffin cell

Enterochromaffin (EC) cells, or "Kulchitsky cells", are a type of enteroendocrine and neuroendocrine cell occurring in the epithelia lining the lumen of the digestive tract and the respiratory tract that release serotonin.

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The liver is a vital organ of vertebrates and some other animals.

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Metabolites are the intermediates and products of metabolism.

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Serotonin or 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) is a monoamine neurotransmitter.

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Urine (from Latin Urina, ae, f.) is a liquid by-product of the body secreted by the kidneys through a process called urination (or micturition) and excreted through the urethra.

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5 HIAA, 5-HIAA, 5-Hydroxyindole-3-acetic acid, 5-hydroxy-indoleacetate, 5-hydroxyindole acetic acid, 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid, 5HIAA, C10H9NO3.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5-Hydroxyindoleacetic_acid

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