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Author Arendt, J.
Title Melatonin and the mammalian pineal gland / Josephine Arendt.
Imprint London ; New York : Chapman & Hall, 1995.
Edition First edition.

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  QP188.P55 A74    AVAILABLE  
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Author Arendt, J.
Subject Pineal gland.
Melatonin.
Description xvi, 331 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0412536005
OCLC # 31906319
Table of Contents
 Foreword 
 Preface 
 Acknowledgements 
1Melatonin and the mammalian pineal gland1
2Structure of the pineal gland6
3Biochemistry of the pineal27
4Light-dark control of melatonin synthesis66
5Physiology of the pineal: role in photoperiodic seasonal functions110
6Role of the pineal gland and melatonin in circadian rhythms161
7The pineal in human physiology and pathology201
8Effects of melatonin: therapeutic potential and significance to human health247
9Target sites and mechanism of action of melatonin291
 Appendix: Glossary318
 Further reading320
 Index321


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