Pineal Calcification, Melatonin Production, Aging, Associated Health Consequences and Rejuvenation of the Pineal Gland

@article{Tan2018PinealCM,
  title={Pineal Calcification, Melatonin Production, Aging, Associated Health Consequences and Rejuvenation of the Pineal Gland},
  author={D. Tan and Bing-Yuan Xu and Xinjia Zhou and R. Reiter},
  journal={Molecules : A Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry},
  year={2018},
  volume={23}
}
  • D. Tan, Bing-Yuan Xu, +1 author R. Reiter
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Molecules : A Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry
The pineal gland is a unique organ that synthesizes melatonin as the signaling molecule of natural photoperiodic environment and as a potent neuronal protective antioxidant. An intact and functional pineal gland is necessary for preserving optimal human health. Unfortunately, this gland has the highest calcification rate among all organs and tissues of the human body. Pineal calcification jeopardizes melatonin’s synthetic capacity and is associated with a variety of neuronal diseases. In the… Expand
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