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  Indian J Med Microbiol
 

Figure 1: This figure illustrates the synthesis of the neurotransmitter, serotonin, the storage of serotonin in storage vesicles, its release from the neuron into the synaptic site and activation of postsynaptic receptors, its re-uptake back to nerve ending and the re-uptake blockade by specific serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs), atypical SSRIs and tricyclic antidepressants

Figure 1: This figure illustrates the synthesis of the neurotransmitter, serotonin, the storage of serotonin in storage vesicles, its release from the neuron into the synaptic site and activation of postsynaptic receptors, its re-uptake back to nerve ending and the re-uptake blockade by specific serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs), atypical SSRIs and tricyclic antidepressants