Serotonin and Nerve Cell Repair

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh studied the effect of the hormone serotonin in the regeneration of motor neurons after spinal cord injury that may one day hold implications in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), part of a large group of motor neuron diseases. The research paper, entitled “Serotonin Promotes Development and Regeneration of Spinal Motor Neurons in Zebrafish”, was published in Cell Reports.

 

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