Chick pineal clock regulates serotonin N-acetyltransferase mRNA rhythm in culture

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Bernard, Marianne; Klein, David C.; Zatz, Martin;
(1997)
  • Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC19324
  • Subject: Biological Sciences
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | body regions | fungi | sense organs

Melatonin production in the chick pineal gland is high at night and low during the day. This rhythm reflects circadian changes in the activity of serotonin N-acetyltransferase (arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase, AA-NAT; EC 2.3.1.87), the penultimate enzyme in melatonin... View more
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