Journal of Pineal Research

Cover image for Vol. 45 Issue 4

November 2008

Volume 45, Issue 4

Pages 341–540

  1. Mini Review

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    2. Mini Review
    3. Original Articles
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  2. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Mini Review
    3. Original Articles
    1. The rat pineal gland comprises an endocannabinoid system (pages 351–360)

      Marco Koch, Iris Habazettl, Faramarz Dehghani and Horst-Werner Korf

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00597.x

    2. The role of proline residues in the structure and function of human MT2 melatonin receptor (pages 361–372)

      Petr Mazna, Lenka Grycova, Ales Balik, Hana Zemkova, Eliska Friedlova, Veronika Obsilova, Tomas Obsil and Jan Teisinger

      Version of Record online: 9 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00598.x

    3. Estrogen cross-talk with the melatonin signaling pathway in human osteoblasts derived from adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients (pages 383–393)

      Kareen Letellier, Bouziane Azeddine, Stefan Parent, Hubert Labelle, Pierre H. Rompré, Alain Moreau and Florina Moldovan

      Version of Record online: 27 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00603.x

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    4. Melatonin is able to prevent the liver of old castrated female rats from oxidative and pro-inflammatory damage (pages 394–402)

      R. A. Kireev, A. C. F. Tresguerres, C. Garcia, C. Ariznavarreta, E. Vara and Jesus A. F. Tresguerres

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00606.x

    5. Melatonin as a negative mitogenic hormonal regulator of human prostate epithelial cell growth: potential mechanisms and clinical significance (pages 403–412)

      Chun W. Tam, Kwok W. Chan, Vincent W. S. Liu, Bo Pang, Kwok-Ming Yao and Stephen Y. W. Shiu

      Version of Record online: 14 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00608.x

    6. Melatonin and the circadian entrainment of metabolic and hormonal activities in primary isolated adipocytes (pages 422–429)

      Maria Isabel Cardoso Alonso-Vale, Sandra Andreotti, Paula Yuri Mukai, Cristina das Neves Borges-Silva, Sidney Barnabé Peres, José Cipolla-Neto and Fabio Bessa Lima

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00610.x

    7. Increased melatonin synthesis in pineal glands of rats in streptozotocin induced type 1 diabetes (pages 439–448)

      Elmar Peschke, Sabine Wolgast, Ivonne Bazwinsky, Klaus Pönicke and Eckhard Muhlbauer

      Version of Record online: 10 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00612.x

    8. Melatonin receptor-mediated protection against myocardial ischaemia/reperfusion injury: role of its anti-adrenergic actions (pages 449–458)

      Sonia Genade, Amanda Genis, Kirsti Ytrehus, Barbara Huisamen and Amanda Lochner

      Version of Record online: 5 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00615.x

    9. Melatonin decreases matrix metalloproteinase-9 activation and expression and attenuates reperfusion-induced hemorrhage following transient focal cerebral ischemia in rats (pages 459–467)

      Yu-Chang Hung, Tsung-Ying Chen, E-Jian Lee, Wan-Ling Chen, Sheng-Yang Huang, Wei-Ting Lee, Ming-Yang Lee, Hung-Yi Chen and Tian-Shung Wu

      Version of Record online: 9 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00617.x

    10. Sympathetic nervous system modulates the ocular hypotensive action of MT2-melatonin receptors in normotensive rabbits (pages 468–475)

      Pilar Alarma-Estrany, Almudena Crooke, Aránzazu Mediero, Teresa Peláez and Jesús Pintor

      Version of Record online: 31 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00618.x

    11. The Gαi and Gαq proteins mediate the effects of melatonin on steroid/thyroid hormone receptor transcriptional activity and breast cancer cell proliferation (pages 476–488)

      Ling Lai, Lin Yuan, Qi Chen, Chunmin Dong, Lulu Mao, Brian Rowan, Tripp Frasch and Steven M. Hill

      Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00620.x

    12. The impact of N-nitrosomelatonin as nitric oxide donor in cell culture experiments (pages 489–496)

      Utta Berchner-Pfannschmidt, Suzan Tug, Buena Trinidad, Maria Becker, Felix Oehme, Ingo Flamme, Joachim Fandrey and Michael Kirsch

      Version of Record online: 31 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00622.x

    13. Evaluation of potential pro-survival pathways regulated by melatonin in a murine senescence model (pages 497–505)

      Javier Gutierrez-Cuesta, Marta Tajes, Andrés Jiménez, Ana Coto-Montes, Antoni Camins and Mercè Pallàs

      Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00626.x

    14. Posttranslational regulation of TPH1 is responsible for the nightly surge of 5-HT output in the rat pineal gland (pages 506–514)

      Zheping Huang, Tiecheng Liu, Asamanja Chattoraj, Samreen Ahmed, Michael M. Wang, Jie Deng, Xing Sun and Jimo Borjigin

      Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00627.x

    15. Metabolism of melatonin by cytochrome P450s in rat liver mitochondria and microsomes (pages 515–523)

      Igor Semak, Elena Korik, Maria Antonova, Jacobo Wortsman and Andrzej Slominski

      Version of Record online: 20 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00630.x

    16. MT3/QR2 melatonin binding site does not use melatonin as a substrate or a co-substrate (pages 524–531)

      Jean A. Boutin, Estelle Marcheteau, Philippe Hennig, Natacha Moulharat, Sylvie Berger, Philippe Delagrange, Jean-Paul Bouchet and Gilles Ferry

      Version of Record online: 25 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00631.x

    17. Melatonin induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in hepatocarcinoma HepG2 cell line (pages 532–540)

      Javier Martín-Renedo, José L. Mauriz, Francisco Jorquera, Olga Ruiz-Andrés, Paquita González and Javier González-Gallego

      Version of Record online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-079X.2008.00641.x