Chapter 4. Photoneural Regulation of the Mammalian Pineal Gland

  1. David Evered Organizer and
  2. Sarah Clark
  1. David C. Klein

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720981.ch4

Ciba Foundation Symposium 117 - Photoperiodism, Melatonin and the Pineal

Ciba Foundation Symposium 117 - Photoperiodism, Melatonin and the Pineal

How to Cite

Klein, D. C. (1985) Photoneural Regulation of the Mammalian Pineal Gland, 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.ch4

Author Information

  1. Section on Neuroendocrinology, Laboratory of Develomental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 20205, USA

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:

  • photoneural regulation;
  • mammalian pineal gland;
  • mammalian pineal function;
  • noradrenaline;
  • terminals of nerves

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Melatonin Synthesis

  • The Neural Pathway

  • Adrenergic Regulation of Melatonin Production

  • Final Comment

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References