Melatonin - Current Status and Perspectives

Edited by

  • N. Birau, Institute for Preventive Endocrinology, Bremen, FRG
  • W. Schloot, University of Bremen, FRG

The knowledge of Melatonin has steadily increased since its discovery 20 years ago by Lerner. The growing practical and theoretical importance of this hormone resulted in the organization of the First International Symposium on Melatonin. This book of proceedings gives a comprehensive summary of all trustworthy available information on Melatonin and is the first publication of its kind on this subject
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Of interest to neuroscientists and neuroendocrinologists


Book information

  • Published: February 1981
  • Imprint: PERGAMON
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-026400-4

Table of Contents

Assay methods of melatonin

Developments in melatonin histophysiology

Advances in melatonin physiology

Progress in molecular endocrinology of melatonin

New results in human melatonin research

Appendix - melatonin and rebound phenomenon