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Melatonin and the Mammalian Pineal Gland

By: J Arendt
352 pages, 13 b/w photos, 147 illus
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
Melatonin and the Mammalian Pineal Gland
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  • Melatonin and the Mammalian Pineal Gland ISBN: 9780412536007 Hardback Dec 1994 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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About this book

Valuable reference for both newcomers and experienced workers in the field, with an overview of the pineal gland mode of action and its physiological effects.

Contents

Structure of the pineal gland; biochemistry of the pineal gland; light-dark control of melatonin synthesis; physiology of the pineal - role in photoperiodic seasonal functions; role of the pineal gland and melatonin in circadian rhythms; the pineal in human physiology and pathology; effects of melatonin - therapeutic potential and significance to human health; target sites and mechanism of action of melatonin.

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By: J Arendt
352 pages, 13 b/w photos, 147 illus
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
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