Melatonin

  ( 5 citations )    
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Catalog Number:3550
Chemical Name:N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine
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Biological Activity
Endogenous hormone that acts as an agonist at melatonin receptors MT1 and MT2. Exhibits a prominent role in the control of circadian rhythm, displays immunomodulatory activity and acts as a powerful antioxidant in vivo.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    232.28
  • Formula:
    C13H16N2O2
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
  • Purity:
    >99
  • Storage:
    Store at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    73-31-4
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
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  1. Homeostatic Plasticity Mediated by Rod-Cone Gap Junction Coupling in Retinal Degenerative Dystrophic RCS Rats.
    Authors: Hou Et al.
    Front Cell Neurosci  2017;11:98
  2. The brominated flame retardant BDE-47 causes oxidative stress and apoptotic cell death in vitro and in vivo in mice.
    Authors: Costa Et al.
    Neurotoxicology  2015;48:68
  3. Antinociceptive effects of novel melatonin receptor agonists in mouse models of abdominal pain.
    Authors: Chen Et al.
    Toxicol Sci  2014;20:1298
  4. Comparative cytotoxicity and intracellular accumulation of five polybrominated diphenyl ether congeners in mouse cerebellar granule neurons.
    Authors: Huang Et al.
    Nature  2010;114:124
  5. Neurotoxicity of a polybrominated diphenyl ether mixture (DE-71) in mouse neurons and astrocytes is modulated by intracellular glutathione levels.
    Authors: Giordano Et al.
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol  2008;232:161

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