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Therapeutic potential of melatonin

Author: Georges J M Maestroni; Ario Conti; Russel J Reiter
Publisher: Basel ; New York : Karger, 1997.
Series: Frontiers of hormone research, v. 23.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Over the past decade, the potential of the pineal hormone melatonin as a therapeutic agent in a variety of diseases has been recognized. This book is the first to review the effect of melatonin in  Read more...


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Therapeutic potential of melatonin.
Basel ; New York : Karger, 1997
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Georges J M Maestroni; Ario Conti; Russel J Reiter
ISBN: 3805564392 9783805564397
OCLC Number: 36512248
Description: vi, 174 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The pars tuberalis - a pituitary target for melatonin, D.G. Hazlerigg and P.J. Morgan; the nocturnal melatonin peak and the photoperiodic response, P. Pevet and B. Pitrosky; nuclear signalling of melatonin, C. Carlberg et al; expression of membrane melatonin receptor mRNA in rat thymus and spleen, D. Pozo et al; mechanisms of action of melatonin on the human immune system, membrane versus nuclear receptors, J.M. Guerrero et al; melatonin rhythm in mice and its role in autoimmune diseases, A. Conti and G.J.M. Maestroni; new T helper cell opioid cytokines as mediators of the immunological and haematopoietic action of melatonin, G.J.M. Maestroni et al; the protective effect of melatonin in viral and bacterial infections, D. Ben-Nathan et al; cellular and molecular actions of melatonin as an antioxidant, R.J. Reiter et al; melatonin reduces the expression of excitotoxicity-triggered markers of apoptosis, H. Manev et al; relationship between the pineal gland and experimentally induced malignant tumors, M. Karasek; melatonin suppression of tumor growth in vivo - a novel mechanism involving inhibition of fatty acid uptake and metabolism, D.E. Blask et al; modulation of melatonin secretion in cancer patients - possible mechanisms and significance for prognosis, diagnosis and treatment, C. Bartsch and H. Bartsch; association of melatonin with nuclear grade and eostrogen receptor status in human breast cancer, G.J.M. Maestroni and A. Conti; melatonin as a modulator of cancer endocrine therapy, P. Lissoni et al; presurgical neuroimmunotherapy with melatonin and interleukin-2 in cancer patients, F. Brivio et al; melatonin - shutting off the wakefulness system, P. Lavie et al; potential therapeutic effects of melatonin, D. Gupta.
Series Title: Frontiers of hormone research, v. 23.
Responsibility: volume editors, Georges J.M. Maestroni, Ario Conti, Russel J. Reiter.


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