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Figure 3 | Annals of General Psychiatry

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From: Depression, osteoporosis, serotonin and cell membrane viscosity between biology and philosophical anthropology

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The possible links between depression and other pathologies where serotonin is involved, according to the hypothesis of compromised serotonin transport. The compromised serotonin transport, which depends on membrane viscosity, can cause conditions of increased or decreased serotonin uptake by platelets leading to altered platelet function that in turn could be involved in different pathologies.

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