Melatonin and pregnancy in the human.


The purpose of this systematic review is to access the current state of knowledge concerning the role for melatonin in human pregnancy. Melatonin is a neuroendocrine hormone secreted nightly by pineal gland and regulates biological rhythms. The nighttime serum concentration of melatonin shows an incremental change toward the end of pregnancy. This small… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2008.03.005


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@article{Tamura2008MelatoninAP, title={Melatonin and pregnancy in the human.}, author={Hiroshi Tamura and Yasuhiko Nakamura and Mar{\'i}a del Pilar Terr{\'o}n and Luis Flores and L. Manchester and Dun-xian Tan and Norihiro Sugino and Russell J Reiter}, journal={Reproductive toxicology}, year={2008}, volume={25 3}, pages={291-303} }