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 ===== Primer ===== ===== Primer =====
 **Melatonin** is a hormone produced by the pineal gland. It has daily and seasonal rhythms that are synchronize physiological processes in the body. **Melatonin** is a hormone produced by the pineal gland. It has daily and seasonal rhythms that are synchronize physiological processes in the body.
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 +===== Physiology =====
 +Serotonin (5-HT) is a precursor of melatonin, and its production is triggered by the activation of β-adrenoreceptors on pinealocytes.
  
 ===== Treatment ===== ===== Treatment =====