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5-HT2C receptor: Quiz


Question 1: Tryptamines (________, Bufotenin, DMT, Psilocin, etc)

Question 2: The 5-HT2C receptor is a subtype of ________ that binds the endogenous neurotransmitter serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT).
5-HT2C receptor5-HT receptor5-HT2A receptor5-HT1A receptor

Question 3: Antihistamines (________, Dimebolin, Ketotifen, etc)

Question 4: It is a ________ (GPCR) that is coupled to Gq/G11 and mediates excitatory neurotransmission.
Olfactory receptorMembrane receptorG protein-coupled receptorReceptor (biochemistry)

Question 5: The 5-HT2C receptor is one of the many binding sites for ________.

Question 6: HTR2C denotes the human ________ encoding for the receptor.

Question 7: Research indicates that some suicide victims have an abnormally high number of 5-HT2C receptors in the ________.
Frontal lobePrefrontal cortexHuman brainCingulate cortex

Question 8: [6] ________, a 5-HT2C antagonist, is an effective antidepressant.

Question 9: regulates dopamine release in the striatum, prefrontal cortex, nucleus accumbens, hippocampus, hypothalamus, and ________, among others.
AmygdalaOlfactory bulbAnterior olfactory nucleusHippocampal formation

Question 10: Activation of this receptor by serotonin inhibits ________ and norepinephrine release in certain areas of the brain.

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