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melatonin catabolic process

Known as: melatonin breakdown, melatonin catabolism, melatonin degradation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of melatonin (N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine). [GOC:jl]
National Institutes of Health

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2016
2016
Small intestine mass and cellularity were previously associated with cattle feed efficiency. The small intestine is responsible… 
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
We investigated the expression patterns of genes involved in melatonin synthesis and degradation in rice leaves upon cadmium (Cd… 
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
BackgroundEfficiency of feed utilization is important for animal production because it can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and… 
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
Although melatonin biosynthetic genes from plants have been cloned, the melatonin catabolism mechanisms remain unclear. To clone… 
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
  • R. Hardeland
  • Current neuropharmacology
  • 2010
  • Corpus ID: 15024244
The metabolism of melatonin in the central nervous system is of interest for several reasons. Melatonin enters the brain either… 
2007
2007
Abstract:  We previously reported that intraerythrocytic malaria parasites have their development synchronized by melatonin and… 
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Melatonin, the predominant product of the pineal gland, is involved in the maintenance of diurnal. rhythms. Nocturnal blood… 
2001
2001
Melatonin (N‐acetyl‐5‐methoxytryptamine) has a diverse range of functions, including the control of neuroendocrine events. A… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The effects of melatonin on proliferation and on the induction of melanogenesis in rodent melanoma cells were investigated. It…