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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… 
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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… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
Melatonin, the hormone of the pineal gland, received a great deal of attention in the last decade because of its availability as… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
Abstract: Antioxidant enzymes form the first line of defense against free radicals in organisms. Their regulation depends mainly… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Abstract: Melatonin has been shown to be an effective antioxidant in a number of experimental models both in vitro and in vivo… 
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… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
Melatonin was discovered to be a direct free radical scavenger less than 10 years ago. Besides its ability to directly neutralize… 
Review
1997
Review
1997
  • A. Brzezinski
  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 40958871
Three centuries ago, the French philosopher Rene Descartes described the pineal gland as “the seat of the soul,” but it was not… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Bright artificial light suppressed nocturnal secretion of melatonin in six normal human subjects. Room light of less intensity…