Melatonin as a major skin protectant: from free radical scavenging to DNA damage repair.

@article{Fischer2008MelatoninAA,
  title={Melatonin as a major skin protectant: from free radical scavenging to DNA damage repair.},
  author={T W Fischer and Andrzej Slominski and Michal Aleksander Zmijewski and Russell J Reiter and Ralf Paus},
  journal={Experimental dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 9},
  pages={713-30}
}
Melatonin, one of the evolutionarily most ancient, highly conserved and most pleiotropic hormones still operative in man, couples complex tissue functions to defined changes in the environment. Showing photoperiod-associated changes in its activity levels in mammals, melatonin regulates, chronobiological and reproductive systems, coat phenotype and mammary… CONTINUE READING