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5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid

Index 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid

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

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

Analytical chemistry

Analytical chemistry studies and uses instruments and methods used to separate, identify, and quantify matter.

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Carcinoid

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 (also known as Kulchitsky cells), discovered by Nikolai Kulchitsky of Karazin Kharkiv National University.

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Liver

The liver, an organ only found in vertebrates, detoxifies various metabolites, synthesizes proteins, and produces biochemicals necessary for digestion.

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Metabolite

A metabolite is the intermediate end product of metabolism.

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Serotonin

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

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Serotonin syndrome

Serotonin syndrome (SS) is a group of symptoms that may occur following use of certain serotonergic medications or drugs.

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Urine

Urine is a liquid by-product of metabolism in humans and in many animals.

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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.

References

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

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