OBO ID: CHEBI:50949
Term Name: serotonin uptake inhibitor Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • serotonin reuptake inhibitor
  • SSRI
Definition: A compound that specifically inhibits the reuptake of serotonin in the brain. This increases the serotonin concentration in the synaptic cleft which then activates serotonin receptors to a greater extent.
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Ontology: Chebi
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