Differential expression of AP-1 proteins in the pineal gland of Syrian hamster and rat may explain species diversity in Aa-nat gene expression.

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Sinitskaya , Natalia; Salingre , Anthony; Klosen , Paul; Revel , Florent; Pevet , Paul; Simonneaux , Valérie;
  • Publisher: Endocrine Society
  • Subject: [ SDV.NEU ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC]
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system

Species differences have been reported for the nighttime regulation of arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase (AA-NAT), the melatonin rhythm generating enzyme. In particular, de novo synthesis of stimulatory transcription factors is required for Aa-nat transcription in the ... View more
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