New research out of Sweden found ketamine exerts a novel effect on serotonin 1B receptors in the hippocampus

Scientists from Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet have discovered a new mechanism to help illustrate the rapid antidepressant qualities of ketamine. The large study imaged patients with treatment-resistant depression and found ketamine’s therapeutic effects are a result of its interaction with a particular kind of serotonin receptor.

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