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Serotonin, tryptophan metabolism and the brain-gut-microbiome axis

Serotonin is a key neurotransmitter in the brain-gut axis.

The gut microbiome is also critical to the normal functioning of the brain-gut axis.

Behaviour linked to serotonergic neurotransmission is influenced by gut microbiota.

Development of the gut microbiome overlaps the ontogeny of the serotonergic system.

The gut microbiota is an appealing therapeutic target for brain-gut axis disorders.

For more go to Behavioural Brain Research, Volume 277 15 January 2015, Pages 32–48,  Special Issue: Serotonin