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Early on cheap 0.25 mg lanoxin fast delivery, intracellular recordings in brain slices showed that the 5-HT-induced inhibition was caused by hyperpolariza- FIGURE 2 order lanoxin 0.25 mg. Schematic representation of local regulatory circui- try within the dorsal raphe nucleus (DRN) order lanoxin 0.25 mg overnight delivery. In addition to somato- tion resulting from an opening of K channels (73) discount lanoxin 0.25mg free shipping. Subse- dendritic 5-hydroxytryptamine subtype 1A (5-HT1A) autorecep- quent work cheap lanoxin 0.25mg, in which various pharmacologic approaches tors on the 5-HT neurons per se, local GABAergic ( -aminobutyric have been used in brain slices, has shown that the 5-HT- acid) and glutamatergic neurons in the DRN/ventral periaqueduc- tal gray (PAG) region modulate the activity of serotoninergic induced inhibition in both CA1 and CA3 pyramidal cells neurons. Note the location of inhibitory opiate receptors on is mediated by the activation of receptors of the 5-HT1A both categories of local neurons. After long-term but not short-term ad- 5-HT2A/2C and inhibitory 5-HT1A receptors on GABAergic neurons and excitatory NK (substance P) and NK (neurokinin B) receptors ministration of various antidepressant treatments (selective 1 3 on glutamate neurons in the DRN/PAG. Inter- Similar modulations of EPSPs, mediated by 5-HT1A or 5- estingly, this increase in 5-HT1A tone after long-term anti- HT1B receptors, have been reported for several cortical re- depressant treatment is potentiated by short-term treatment gions, including medial prefrontal (91) and entorhinal cor- with lithium (79). In addition to the above-mentioned direct effects on py- ramidal cells, 5-HT has been shown to depress both excita- 5-HT2 Receptors tory and inhibitory synaptic potentials in the hippocampus. Relatively high concentrations of 5-HT cause a reduction Quantitative autoradiographic studies show high concentra- in electrically evoked excitatory postsynaptic potentials tions of 5-HT2 binding sites and mRNA expression in cer- (EPSPs) in CA1 pyramidal cells (80), an effect that is mim- tain regions of the forebrain, such as the neocortex (layers icked by 8-OH-DPAT, which suggests mediation by 5- IV/V), piriform cortex, claustrum, and olfactory tubercle HT1A receptors. In addition, a 5-HT1A-me- of 5-HT2 receptors or mRNA expression are found in the diated inhibitory effect on putative inhibitory interneurons brainstem and spinal cord. Studies aimed at examining the of the hippocampus has been observed (81,82). Consistent physiologic role of 5-HT2 receptors in several of these re- with an opening of K channels, the inhibitory effects of gions are discussed in the following sections. Functionally, the Motoneurons 5-HT1A-mediated inhibition of GABAergic interneurons in In the facial and other cranial motor nuclei, motoneurons the hippocampus leads to a disinhibition of pyramidal cells have a high density of 5-HT2-receptor binding sites. Clearly, the effects of 5-HT in the hippocampus studies in vivo showed that 5-HT applied microiontopho- are highly complex, involving both presynaptic and postsy- retically does not by itself induce firing in the normally naptic actions that may, to varying degrees, be inhibitory quiescent facial motoneurons, but does facilitate the sub- or disinhibitory, facilitative or disfacilitative. Intracellular recordings from facial motoneurons in vivo or Cerebral Cortex in brain slices in vitro (95,96) show that 5-HT induces a Hyperpolarizing/inhibitory responses in pyramidal cells of slow, subthreshold depolarization associated with an in- the cerebral cortex induced by 5-HT1A have been described crease in input resistance, indicating a decrease in resting in a number of studies. Ritanserin and other 5-HT antagonists 2 density of 5-HT1A receptors is especially high (and the den- are able to block the excitatory effects of 5-HT in facial sity of 5-HT2A receptors low), unopposed 5-HT1Areceptor- motoneurons selectively (97). Intracellular studies in brain slices show that are often unmasked or enhanced in the presence of 5-HT2 the enhancement is in part caused by a small but persistent antagonists, consistent with the idea that an interaction oc- depolarizing effect of the hallucinogens (97,99). A similar suggestion of a shift Other Subcortical Regions in the balance between 5-HT-mediated excitation and inhi- In brain slices of the medial pontine reticular formation, 5- bition comes from another in vivo study, in which both HT induces a hyperpolarization in some cells and a depolar- systemic and local application of 5-HT2 antagonists was ization in other cells (100). The hyperpolarizing responses shown to prevent an enhancement of the unit activity (and are associated with an increase in membrane conductance cortical desynchronization) that normally occurs in response and have a 5-HT1 pharmacologic profile. The depolarizing to noxious stimuli (tail compression) in anesthetized rats responses have a 5-HT2 pharmacology and are associated (90). These two actions of various presynaptic effects are mediated by 5-HT1 receptors 5-HT do not appear to coexist in the same neurons because in the cerebral cortex. In cingulate cortex, 5-HT, acting none of the cells display dual responses to selective agonists. Chapter 2: Serotonin 21 In brain slices of the substantia nigra pars reticulata, a major- synaptic potentials or currents (PSPs/PSCs) in brain slices ity of neurons are excited by 5-HT via 5-HT2 receptors from various cortical regions. Originally, recordings were (101), possibly of the 5-HT2C rather than 5-HT2A subtype made from pyramidal cells in a paleocortical region, the (102). Neurons in the inferior olivary nucleus are excited piriform cortex. In that region, as in the hippocampus (see by 5-HT via 5-HT2A receptors, so that the oscillatory fre- above), 5-HT, acting through 5-HT2A receptors, induces quency of input to cerebellar Purkinje cells is altered (103). In vivo In the nucleus accumbens, the great majority of neurons studies have also provided evidence for a 5-HT2A receptor- are depolarized by 5-HT, and they are induced to fire (104). As in piriform cortex, 5-HT can increase IPSCs resistance secondary to a reduction in an inward rectifier in pyramidal cells in various layers of the neocortex (117, K conductance. The IPSCs result from the activation of cortical in- depolarization is mediated by a 5-HT2- rather than a 5- terneurons via 5-HT2A/2Cor 5-HT3 receptors (117). The 5-HT-induced slow Quantitatively, in layer V pyramidal cells, synaptic events depolarization potently inhibits burst firing in these cells induced by 5-HT consist largely of EPSPs/EPSCs (118).

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