Association of serotonin transporter gene-linked polymorphic region and variable number of tandem repeat polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene in lichen simplex chronicus patients with psychiatric status


Kirtak N., Inaloz H. S. , Akcali C., Erdal E., Herken H., Yildirim M. , ...Daha Fazla

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, cilt.47, ss.1069-1072, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 47 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2008.03821.x
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1069-1072

Özet

Background The serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT) is a key neurotransmitter in the central nervous system and a responsible mediator for the itch. Dysregulation of serotonergic pathways has been implicated in the pathogenesis of many complex neuropsychiatric diseases.