Mr Y Varaprasada Reddy

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(1) Circadian clocks have been localized to discrete sites within the nervous system of several organisms and in mammals to the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) in the anterior hypothalamus. The SCN controls and regulates the production and discharge of melatonin (hormonal message of darkness) from the pineal gland via a multisynaptic efferent pathway. The(More)
Suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) controls various physiological, endocrine and behavioral functions by regulating conversion of serotonin (5-HT) to melatonin (MEL). Aging leads to alterations in the neural and temporal organization of the SCN leading to circadian dysfunction. Age-induced stoichiometric alterations in daily chronomics of various components of(More)
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