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.

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