The regulation of melatonin receptor gene expression

Perry Barrett, G Davidson, A MacLean, Peter John Morgan

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The ability of an animal to measure the duration of a melatonin signal relies on the continuous presence of the melatonin receptor. How, therefore, is the melatonin receptor regulated? With the cloning of melatonin receptor sequences from a number of different animals we are now in a position to address the question of receptor regulation. In this article we review the current data on melatonin receptor gene expression.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPineal update
Subtitle of host publicationfrom molecular mechanisms to clinical implications
EditorsS.M. Webb, M. Puig-Domingo, M. Moller, P. Pévet
Place of PublicationWestbury, NY, USA
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0-915340-19-4
Publication statusPublished - 1997

Bibliographical note

7th Colloquium of the European Pineal Society, Sitges, Spain, March 29th-31st, 1996


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