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Arylalkylamine N-Acetyltransferase

Known as: Serotonin Acetyltransferase, Serotonin N-Acetyltransferase, N-Acetyltransferase, Serotonin 
An acetyltransferase with specificity towards the amine group of aromatic alkylamines (arylalkylamines) such as SEROTONIN. This enzyme is also… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase (AANAT; serotonin N-acetyltransferase, EC 2.3.1.87) plays a unique transduction role in… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE Dynamic day-night changes in melatonin synthesis are regulated by changes in the activity of serotonin N… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The daily rhythm in melatonin levels is controlled by cAMP through actions on the penultimate enzyme in melatonin synthesis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Serotonin N-acetyltransferase (arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase, AANAT, EC 2.3.1.87) is the first enzyme in the conversion of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Serotonin N-acetyltransferase (arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase, AANAT, EC2.3.1.87) is the penultimate enzyme in melatonin… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A 10-100-fold rhythm in the activity of arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase (AA-NAT; EC 2.3.1.87) controls the rhythm in melatonin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract: The circadian rhythms in melatonin production in the chicken pineal gland and retina reflect changes in the activity of… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Increasingly strong evidence suggests that cholinergic neurons in the mesopontine tegmentum play important roles in the control… Expand
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
  • D. Klein
  • Ciba Foundation symposium
  • 1985
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Mammalian pineal function appears to be controlled primarily through the release of noradrenaline from the terminals of nerves… Expand
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Amine N-acetylation in the pineal gland is of special importance because it is the first step in the synthesis of melatonin from… Expand
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