Melatonin's role as an anticonvulsant and neuronal protector: experimental and clinical evidence.

@article{MuozHoyos1998MelatoninsRA,
  title={Melatonin's role as an anticonvulsant and neuronal protector: experimental and clinical evidence.},
  author={Antonio Mu{\~n}oz-Hoyos and M S{\'a}nchez-Forte and Antonio Molina-Carballo and Germaine Escames and E Mart{\'i}n-Medina and Russell J Reiter and Juan Antonio Molina-Font and Dar{\'i}o Acu{\~n}a-Castroviejo},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={1998},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={501-9}
}
The pineal gland classically has been considered as a vestigial and mystic organ. In the last decades, and with the incorporation of new methodologic procedures, it could be proved that it also has physiologic actions that vary depending on the level of the phylogenetic scale. Its best-known secretion, melatonin, has been related to many different actions, such as sleep promotion, control of biologic rhythms, hormonal inhibition, and an inhibiting action on central nervous system regulation… CONTINUE READING

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