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Chemical Melatonin

Name Melatonin
CAS Type 1 Name Acetamide, N-(2-(5-methoxy-1H-indol-3-yl)ethyl)-
CAS Registry Number 73-31-4
Definition A biogenic amine that is found in animals and plants. In mammals, melatonin is produced by the PINEAL GLAND. Its secretion increases in darkness and decreases during exposure to light. Melatonin is implicated in the regulation of SLEEP, mood, and REPRODUCTION. Melatonin is also an effective antioxidant.
Structure Melatonin
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MeSH® ID D008550
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1. ChemicalsHeterocyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, 2-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Indoles Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Tryptamines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Melatonin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsHormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Melatonin Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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  1-acetyl-1,2,3,3a,8,8a-hexahydro-8a-hydroxy-5-methoxypyrrolo(2,3-b)indole
  2,3-dihydromelatonin
  2-bromomelatonin
  2-chloromelatonin
  2-iodomelatonin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  2-methyl-6,7-dichloromelatonin
  2-phenylmelatonin
  3-(acetylaminomethyl)-2-(ethoxycarbonyl)-6-methoxy-1,3,4,5-tetrahydrobenzo(cd)indole
  4,6-difluoromelatonin
  4-azamelatonin
  5-methoxyluzindole
  5-methoxy-N-isobutanoyltryptamine
  6-chloromelatonin
  6-fluoromelatonin
  6-hydroxymelatonin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  6-hydroxymelatonin glucuronide
  6-sulfatoxymelatonin
  7-azamelatonin
  benzyl-tribromomelatonin
  beta-methyl-6-chloromelatonin
  ITH12674
  melatoninolipoamide
  N1-nitrosomelatonin
  N-(2-(1-((3-(2-(acetylamino)ethyl)-5-methoxy-1H-indol-2-yl)methyl)-5-methoxy-1H-indol-3-yl)ethyl)acetamide
  N-(2-(1-(4-chlorophenyl)-5-methoxy-1H-indole-3-yl)ethyl)acetamide
  N-(2-(1-(4-cyanobenzoyl)-5-methoxy-1H-indole-3-yl)ethyl)acetamide
  N-(2-(1-acetyl-5-methoxy-1H-indol-3-yl)ethyl)acetamide
  N-(2-(1-benzoyl-5-methoxy-1H-indol-3-yl)ethyl)acetamide
  N-(2-(5-methoxy-2-oxo-2,3-dihydro-1H-indol-3-yl)ethyl)acetamide
  N-(4-chlorobenzoyl)melatonin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  N-butanoyl-5-methoxytryptamine