Melatonin

Known as: N-[2-(5-methoxyindol-3-yl)ethyl]acetamide, MIH, Melatonin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A hormone involved in sleep regulatory activity, and a tryptophan-derived neurotransmitter, which inhibits the synthesis and secretion of other… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Melatonin is a ubiquitous molecule and widely distributed in nature, with functional activity occurring in unicellular organisms… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Light can elicit acute physiological and alerting responses in humans, the magnitude of which depends on the timing, intensity… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Melatonin, or N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine, is a compound derived from tryptophan that is found in all organisms from unicells to… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Melatonin, hormone of the pineal gland, is concerned with biological timing. It is secreted at night in all species and in… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Melatonin is a methoxyindole synthesized and secreted principally by the pineal gland at night under normal environmental… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Melatonin was found to be a potent free radical scavenger in 1993. Since then over 800 publications have directly or indirectly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The photopigment in the human eye that transduces light for circadian and neuroendocrine regulation, is unknown. The aim of this… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Melatonin was recently reported to be an effective free radical scavenger and antioxidant. Melatonin is believed to scavenge the… (More)
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Review
1991
Review
1991
I. Introduction UNTIL 35 yr ago, most scientists did not take research on the pineal gland seriously. The decade beginning in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Bright artificial light suppressed nocturnal secretion of melatonin in six normal human subjects. Room light of less intensity… (More)
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