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Experientia. 1990 Aug 15;46(8):860-2.

Evidence for a modulation of the stress response by the pineal gland.

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School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.

Abstract

Wistar rats show a circadian variation in their response to stress. Pinealectomy exacerbates stress-induced gastric ulceration in rats. This effect is counteracted by melatonin administration.

PMID:
2387368
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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