The pineal gland and its hormones : fundamentals and clinical perspectives / edited by Franco Fraschini, Russel J. Reiter, and Bojidar Stankov.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Plenum Press, ©1995.
Description
ix, 233 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.

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Library of Congress genre(s)
Series
NATO ASI series. Series A, Life sciences ; v. 277. [More in this series]
Notes
  • "Proceedings of a NATO Advanced Study Institute on the Pineal Gland and its Hormones: Fundamentals and Clinical Perspectives, held June 7-13, 1994, in Erice, Italy"--T.p. verso.
  • "Published in cooperation with NATO Scientific Affairs Division."
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Expression of neurotransmitter receptor subtypes and subunits in the mammalian pineal gland / M. Moller, P. Phansuwan-Pujito and G. Mick
  • Transcription factor icer and regulation of rat photoneuroendocrine system / J. H. Stehle, N. S. Foulkes, M. Rikkers, P. Pevet and P. Sassone-Corsi
  • Intracellular actions of melatonin with a summary of its interactions with reactive oxygen species / R. J. Reiter
  • Physiological effects and biological activity of melatonin / P. Pevet, B. Pitrosky, M. Masson-Pevet, R. Kirsch, B. Canguilhem and B. Vivien-Roels
  • Brain melatonin receptors: Distribution and physiological significance / B. Stankov and F. Fraschini
  • Localization and physiological role of melatonin receptors in the visual and circadian systems / M. L. Dubocovich, D. N. Krause, S. Iacob, S. Benloueif and M. I. Masana
  • Melatonin receptors in brain and peripheral arteries / M. Viswanathan, S. Capsoni and J. M. Saavedra
  • ^ Melatonin receptors in model systems / P. J. Morgan and P. Barrett
  • role of the circadian system in photoperiodic time measurement in mammals / M. H. Hastings, E. S. Maywood and F. J. P. Ebling
  • Melatonin and the vertebrate circadian system: Pharmacological effects / J. R. Redman
  • Chronobiological activity of melatonin: Mediation by gabaergic mechanisms / D. P. Cardinali, D. A. Golombek, R. E. Rosenstein, B. A. Kanterewicz and M. Fiszman
  • New molecules active at the melatonin receptor level / F. Fraschini and B. Stankov
  • Development of melatonin analogs / P. Delagrange, P. Renard, D. H. Caignard and B. Guardiola-Lemaitre
  • Preclinical and clinical pharmacology of melatonin and its analogs / F. Scaglione, D. Esposti, M. Mariani, G. Demartini, V. Lucini and F. Fraschini
  • Significance of melatonin in humans / J. Arendt
  • influence of melatonin on the human circadian clock /
  • Seasonal affective disorder, melatonin and light / L. Wetterberg
  • Melatonin action on human breast cancer cells: Involvement of glutathione metabolism and the redox environment / D. E. Blask and S. T. Wilson
  • Treatment of human metastatic malignant melanoma with high dose oral melatonin / W. A. Robinson, L. Dreiling, R. Gonzales and C. Balmer.
ISBN
  • 0306451050
  • 9780306451058
LCCN
95033471
OCLC
33077338
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