Monday, August 24, 2009

The Pineal and Pituitary in Dinural Rythm Oxidative MTNR1A Biostnthetic Pathway Occurrence in Man

Melatonin, is one of the evolutionarily most ancient, highly conserved and most pleiotropic hormones still operative in man. Chimeras between the human Mel1a melatonin receptor and the melatonin-related orphan H9 receptor were generated. Exon 1 and exon 2 of the ovine melatonin-related receptor encode a protein of 575 amino acids which is 73.8% homologous to the human GPR50/H9 melatonin-related receptor. The melatonin receptor likely mediates these 2 major biologic functions of melatonin which is known to inhibit QR2 activity in mammals; the circadian effects of melatonin appear to be mediated by melatonin receptors in the hypothalamic suprachiasmatic nucleus, the site of a circadian (biological) clock. There are circadian variations in melatonin receptors and responses. The reproductive effects of melatonin may be mediated by receptors in the anterior pituitary anatomical region hypophyseal pars tuberalis, because of distinguishing structural features with pharmacologic characteristics (and vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP)** in the nucleus) formed early in the biosynthetic pathway the nuclei (neurons that release neurotransmitters as hormones) remain stable throughout the entire life cycle, pubertal development and seasonal adaptation, in fetal capillaries and in the villous mesenchymal core, it involves two capillary beds connected by venules that mediate a plethora of intracellular effects (,in various parts of the CNS and in peripheral organs**.) depending on the cellular milieu*, with pleiotropic hormones expressed in the human term placental tissues and human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs^) explored (RORbeta^) in this study. Inhibition of QR2* [quinone reductase 2] by melatonin may explain melatonin's protective effect. the MTNR1A gene locus [§§] may be involved in genetically based circadian and neuroendocrine disorders. In this way, the gene was mapped to chromosome 4; it was further localized to 4q35.1. By stimulation of antioxidative enzyme activities by which melatonin can be easily destroyed by oxidants during extraction, and the widespread occurrence of melatonin in plants is beyond doubt since quinones are taken up with food, especially, vegetables. The aim of the study was to examine the effects of a third binding site MT3/QR2 [melatonin] crucial for the enzymatic activity of hQR2 on cell proliferation.

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