Melatonin synthesis in the human pineal gland

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Ackermann, Katrin; Bux, Roman; Rüb, Udo; Kauert, Gerold; Stehle, Jörg H;
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: volume 8,issue Suppl 1,pageP2issn: 1471-2202
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/1471-2202-8-S1-P2
  • Subject: Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | Neurophysiology and neuropsychology | QP351-495
    • ddc: ddc:610
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

Poster presentation: The mammalian pineal organ is a peripheral oscillator, depending on afferent information from the so-called master clock in the suprachiasmatic nuclei of the hypothalamus. One of the best studied outputs of the pineal gland is the small and hydropho... View more
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