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HTR3A – A Gene

Summary

Chromosome: 11

Cytogenetic location: 11q23.2

Genomic coordinates (GRCh38): 11:113,975,074-113,990,312

HTR3A – A Gene

HTR3a is a human gene. It codes for a protein. The protein is 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor 3A. This is a transmitter. It is important for brain function.

Related brain functions include sleep, appetite, body temperature regulation, pain perception, hormone secretion, and sexual behavior.

It has been linked to mental health issues including depression, migraine, epilepsy, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and affective disorder.

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