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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1991-2015
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2016
2016
Small intestine mass and cellularity were previously associated with cattle feed efficiency. The small intestine is responsible… (More)
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2015
2015
We investigated the expression patterns of genes involved in melatonin synthesis and degradation in rice leaves upon cadmium (Cd… (More)
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2015
2015
Although melatonin biosynthetic genes from plants have been cloned, the melatonin catabolism mechanisms remain unclear. To clone… (More)
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2015
2015
Efficiency of feed utilization is important for animal production because it can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve… (More)
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2007
2007
We previously reported that intraerythrocytic malaria parasites have their development synchronized by melatonin and other… (More)
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2004
2004
There is evidence that melatonin and its metabolites could bind to nuclear sites in neurones, suggesting that this hormone is… (More)
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2002
2002
Xenopus laevis melanophores express a high density (B(max) 1224 fmol/mg protein) of high-affinity (K(d) 37 pm) cell membrane… (More)
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2001
2001
Melatonin, the predominant product of the pineal gland, is involved in the maintenance of diurnal rhythms. Nocturnal blood… (More)
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1994
1994
Y79 human retinoblastoma cells synthesize melatonin in cell culture thus providing a unique preparation for studying the… (More)
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1991
1991
Deacetylation is a rapid clearance mechanism for ocular melatonin. We have studied the distribution of retinal melatonin… (More)
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