Tag: epiphysis

The mystery of Melatonin and Pineal Gland

pineal gland

I started my interest in Melatonin (a polypeptide hormone produced by the Pineal Gland) when I was an intern at Ancona University (Italy). At that time I was interested in chronobiology and interactions between environment and neuroendocrine – reproductive system. The Pineal Gland (also called Epiphysis) is a small endocrine gland located behind the third ventricle…