Pineal gland

Known as: Gland, Pineal, Corpus Pineales, Cerebri, Epiphysis 
A light-sensitive neuroendocrine organ attached to the roof of the THIRD VENTRICLE of the brain. The pineal gland secretes MELATONIN, other BIOGENIC… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
The pineal gland is a central structure in the circadian system which produces melatonin under the control of the central clock… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Identification of genes involved in human cerebral development is important for our understanding of disorders with potential… (More)
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2001
Review
2001
In mammals, photoperiodic information is transformed into a melatonin secretory rhythm in the pineal gland (high levels at night… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
A remarkably constant feature of vertebrate physiology is a daily rhythm of melatonin in the circulation, which serves as the… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Nuclear orpan receptors are members of the superfamily of structurally related, ligand-inducible transcription factors for which… (More)
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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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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Pineal melatonin content at several times during the day and night was measured in 36 inbred strains of mice (Mus musculus) kept… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Mammalian pineal function appears to be controlled primarily through the release of noradrenaline from the terminals of nerves… (More)
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1967
Highly Cited
1967
Development of a rapid and sensitive radioassay has permitted study of the conversion of tryptophan to 5-hydroxytryptophan in… (More)
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1963
Highly Cited
1963
In rats placed in continuous darkness for 6 days, there is a striking increase in the activity of melatonin-synthesizing-enzyme… (More)
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