The ability of an animal to measure the duration of a melatonin signal relies on the continuous presence of the melatonin receptor. How, therefore, is the melatonin receptor regulated? With the cloning of melatonin receptor sequences from a number of different animals we are now in a position to address the question of receptor regulation. In this article we review the current data on melatonin receptor gene expression.
|Title of host publication||Pineal update|
|Subtitle of host publication||from molecular mechanisms to clinical implications|
|Editors||S.M. Webb, M. Puig-Domingo, M. Moller, P. Pévet|
|Place of Publication||Westbury, NY, USA|
|Publisher||P J D PUBLICATIONS LTD|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 1997|