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5-HTP Is Helpful for Mitochondrial Biogenesis

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5 htp for mitochondrial biogenesis

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  • Researchers in Mumbai, India, found that the neurotransmitter serotonin, aka 5-HT, is a significant player in producing new mitochondria in neurons, a process called mitochondrial biogenesis


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