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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… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Many physiological processes are regulated with a 24-h periodicity to anticipate the environmental changes of daytime to… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Melatonin is a ubiquitous molecule present in almost every live being from bacteria to humans. In vertebrates, besides being… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Melatonin, the neurohormone of the pineal gland, is also produced by various other tissues and cells. It acts via G protein… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Melatonin is a ubiquitous molecule and widely distributed in nature, with functional activity occurring in unicellular organisms… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
  • R. Reiter
  • Progress in Neurobiology
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 25452111
Melatonin was recently reported to be an effective free radical scavenger and antioxidant. Melatonin is believed to scavenge the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Exogenously administered melatonin causes a 2-fold rise in glutathione peroxidase activity within 30 min in the brain of the rat… Expand
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Review
1991
Review
1991
  • R. Reiter
  • Endocrine reviews
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 3219721
I. Introduction UNTIL 35 yr ago, most scientists did not take research on the pineal gland seriously. The decade beginning in… Expand
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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… Expand
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