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PINEAL RESPONSE TO LITHIUM1

@article{Devi1982PINEALRT,
  title={PINEAL RESPONSE TO LITHIUM1},
  author={S. Parvathi Devi and A. Venkoba Rao},
  journal={Indian Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={1982},
  volume={24},
  pages={329 - 337}
}
  • S. Devi, A. Rao
  • Published 1982
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Indian Journal of Psychiatry
The pineal gland in ma.i is an active endocrine gland throughout life (Wurtman et al., 1964 ; Tapp & Huxley, 1972 ; Cardinali, 1974 ; Reiter et al., 1975 ; Reiter, 1978). It elaborates several hormones with precise rhythmicity. The chronobiological aspects of the mammalian pineal gland have been clearly brought out by Reiler (198!) defining the circadian rhythms in indole metabolism within the pineal of mammals. The two major classes of pineal hormones— pineal indoles (melatonin, serotonin and… 

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