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

Elizabeth S. Panke, Russel 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

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Harderian Gland
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Effect of removal of the Harderian glands on pineal melatonin concentrations in the Syrian hamster. / Panke, Elizabeth S.; Reiter, Russel J; Rollag, M. D.

In: Experientia, Vol. 35, No. 10, 10.1979, p. 1405-1406.

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