Antioxidant Effects of N‐Acetylserotonin

  title={Antioxidant Effects of N‐Acetylserotonin},
  author={Gregory F Oxenkrug},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • G. Oxenkrug
  • Published 1 August 2005
  • Biology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Abstract: This paper will review our recent data relevant to the antioxidant effects of N‐acetylserotonin (NAS), the immediate precursor of melatonin, the pineal gland indole. Mechanisms of the antioxidant effects of NAS might involve interaction with melatonin type 3 receptors and nonreceptor mechanisms such as stimulation of glutathione peroxidase, an antioxidant enzyme; inhibition of lipid peroxidation; suppression of phospholipase A2 activation; attenuation of tumor necrosis factor… 

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