By Cem Ekmekcioglu MD, Theresia Thalhammer PhD (auth.), V. Srinivasan, Amnon Brzezinski, Sukru Oter, Samuel D. Shillcutt (eds.)

The e-book goals to hide simple physiologic capabilities of melatonin, and its healing purposes in people for quite a few clinically suitable problems. This ebook comprises chapters at the contemporary elements of melatonin body structure, its receptors and their function in mitochondrial functionality, its immunomodulatory function and value in seasonal established ailments, position in human replica, position in sleep, circadian rhythm and sleep issues, position in neurologic issues akin to Parkinson’s ailment, Alzheimer’s ailment. also, melatonin’s healing use in neurobehavioral issues in little ones, migraine and stress headache can be coated during this publication. Melatonin’s antioxidant position in Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy and in glaucoma have additionally been mentioned briefly chapters. significant melatonin agonists, ramelteon and agomelatine are mentioned greatly on their present scientific program and ongoing study. chapters on agomelatonin and its position in temper issues, fairly depressive problems, are an incredible function of this publication. The chapters are written by way of specialists from the worldwide academia well-known for his or her unique examine and released paintings within the box of melatonin science.

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