Chapter 12. Melatonin Administration: Effects on Rodent Circadian Rhythms

  1. David Evered Organizer and
  2. Sarah Clark
  1. Stuart Maxwell Armstrong and
  2. Jenny Redman

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720981.ch12

Ciba Foundation Symposium 117 - Photoperiodism, Melatonin and the Pineal

Ciba Foundation Symposium 117 - Photoperiodism, Melatonin and the Pineal

How to Cite

Maxwell Armstrong, S. and Redman, J. (1985) Melatonin Administration: Effects on Rodent Circadian Rhythms, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 117 - Photoperiodism, Melatonin and the Pineal (eds D. Evered and S. Clark), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720981.ch12

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology and Brain-Behaviour Research Institute, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272798218

Online ISBN: 9780470720981

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Keywords:

  • melatonin administration;
  • rodent circadian rhythms;
  • pharmacological studies;
  • pineal gland;
  • injections of melatonin

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Melatonin Entrains Free-running Rhythms

  • Melatonin may Lengthen the Free-running Period

  • Melatonin Alters Direction and Speed of Re-entrainment

  • Discussion and Speculations

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References