Shilpa Chakravarty

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The pineal secretory product melatonin (chemically, N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine) acts as an effective antioxidant and free-radical scavenger and plays an important role in several physiological functions such as sleep induction, immunomodulation, cardiovascular protection, thermoregulation, neuroprotection, tumor-suppression and oncostasis. Membrane(More)
BACKGROUND The pineal hormone melatonin works for the stabilization of biological rhythms, however, it also modulates several other functions such as cardioprotection, thermoregulation and immunomodulation. Melatonin also shows antioxidant activity. The erythrocyte plasma membrane redox system (PMRS) alongwith ascorbate free radical (AFR) reductase is(More)
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