Melatonin and its influence on immune system.

Abstract

Melatonin was initially extracted from the pineal gland and was thought to be produced exclusively by this organ. Subsequently it was shown that melatonin is also produced in other tissues including the gastrointestinal tract, retina and cells of the immune system. Melatonin is believed to be an important regulator of circadian and seasonal rhythms. Over… (More)

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