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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… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The fourth edition of the World Health Organization (WHO) classification of tumours of the central nervous system, published in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Representing the first volume in the fourth edition series of the World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Tumours, this… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
A remarkably constant feature of vertebrate physiology is a daily rhythm of melatonin in the circulation, which serves as the… Expand
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
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A potent, synthetic cannabinoid was radiolabeled and used to characterize and precisely localize cannabinoid receptors in slide… Expand
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Review
1980
Review
1980
  • R. Reiter
  • Endocrine reviews
  • 1980
  • Corpus ID: 998267
ONLY A LITTLE over a decade ago, any discussion of the function of the pineal gland included qualifying adjectives such as… Expand
Review
1974
Review
1974
In this article, Axelrod applied signal transduction theory to his research on the metabolic function of serotonin, even… Expand
Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
The role of vision in neuroendocrine regulation is well-known1, 2, but few data are available on specific visual pathways… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
  • J. Axelrod
  • Canadian Medical Association journal
  • 1972
  • Corpus ID: 6813380
mied nearly in tbe center of the B brain in any mammal is a small white structure, sbaped somewhat like a pinecone, called tbe… Expand
Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
The activity of N-acetyltransferase in the rat pineal gland is more than 15 times higher at night than during the day. This… Expand