Melatonin as an Anti-Inflammatory Agent Modulating Inflammasome Activation

  title={Melatonin as an Anti-Inflammatory Agent Modulating Inflammasome Activation},
  author={Rita Rezzani and Lorenzo Franceschetti and Francesca Bonomini and Luigi Fabrizio Rodella},
  booktitle={International journal of endocrinology},
Inflammation may be defined as the innate response to harmful stimuli such as pathogens, injury, and metabolic stress; its ultimate function is to restore the physiological homeostatic state. The exact aetiology leading to the development of inflammation is not known, but a combination of genetic, epigenetic, and environmental factors seems to play an important role in the pathogenesis of many inflammation-related clinical conditions. Recent studies suggest that the pathogenesis of different… CONTINUE READING
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