Endogenous hormone that acts as an agonist at melatonin receptors MT1
. Exhibits a prominent role in the control of circadian rhythm, displays immunomodulatory activity and acts as a powerful antioxidant in vivo
Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
Store at -20°C
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Melatonin as a major skin protectant: from free radical scavenging to DNA damage repair.
Fischer et al.
Melatonin and melatonergic drugs on sleep: possible mechanisms of action.
Cardinali et al.
Thirty four years since the discovery of gastrointestinal melatonin.
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