Melatonin in the Promotion of Health / Edition 1

Melatonin in the Promotion of Health / Edition 1

by Ronald Ross Watson
     
 

Designed for researchers, physicians, and lay people interested in the topic, Melatonin in Health Promotion examines virtually all aspects of the multifunctional hormone melatonin, a subject of intense scientific research and general interest. Topics addressed include how melatonin is synthesized; possible harmful side effects; and the role this hormone plays in

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Designed for researchers, physicians, and lay people interested in the topic, Melatonin in Health Promotion examines virtually all aspects of the multifunctional hormone melatonin, a subject of intense scientific research and general interest. Topics addressed include how melatonin is synthesized; possible harmful side effects; and the role this hormone plays in diseases such as epilepsy, Alzheimer's, and cancer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849385643
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/11/1998
Series:
Modern Nutrition Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Melatonin Binding Sites, L.G. Martensson and R. Andersson Localization and Physiological Significance of Gastrointestinal Melatonin, G.A. Bubenik and P.S. Smith The Antioxidant Properties of Melatonin, R.R. Watson Melatonin in Antioxidant Activity as Assessed by Chemiluminescence, A. Kuzmenko Muscle, Metabolism, and Melatonin, J.C. George Melatonin-Kidney Interactions, M. Silverman Melatonin and Seasonal Changes in Body Fat, T.J. Bartness Pineal Gland Neuropeptides, B. Benson Pineal Gland-Derived Antigonadotropic Decapeptide, B. Benson Pinoline: Formation, Distribution, and Effects, R. Pahkla Melatonin and Cancer Treatment, P. Lissoni Melatonin and Reproduction, D. Solkoff Alzheimer's Disease and Melatonin: Functional and Pathological Considerations, C.P. Laurizi

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