Effect of removal of the Harderian glands on pineal melatonin concentrations in the Syrian hamster

Elizabeth S. Panke, R. J. Reiter, M. D. Rollag

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Abstract

Peak melatonin levels which are normally present in male Syrian hamsters at 8 h after the onset of darkness in animals maintained under a light:dark cycle of 14:10, were significantly decreased following the removal of the Harderian glands.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1405-1406
Number of pages2
JournalExperientia
Volume35
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology

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