Melatonin transport into mitochondria

  title={Melatonin transport into mitochondria},
  author={Juan Carlos Mayo and Rosa Mar{\'i}a Sainz and Pedro Gonz{\'a}lez-Men{\'e}ndez and David Hevia and Rafael Cernuda-Cernuda},
  journal={Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences},
Melatonin is a well-known, nighttime-produced indole found in bacteria, eukaryotic unicellulars, animals or vascular plants. In vertebrates, melatonin is the major product of the pineal gland, which accounts for its increase in serum during the dark phase, but it is also produced by many other organs and cell types. Such a wide distribution is consistent with its multiple and well-described functions which include from the circadian regulation and adaptation to seasonal variations to… 

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