5 HT2A Receptor

A Serotonin receptor subtype found widely distributed in peripheral Tissues where it mediates the contractile responses of variety of Tissues that contain Smooth Muscle. Selective 5-HT2A receptor antagonists include Ketanserin. The 5-HT2A subtype is also located in Basal Ganglia and Cerebral Cortex of the Brain where it mediates the effects of Hallucinogens such as LSD.