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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 618432, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/618432
Research Article

Modulation of Pineal Melatonin Synthesis by Glutamate Involves Paracrine Interactions between Pinealocytes and Astrocytes through NF- B Activation

1Laboratory of Pharmacology, Butantan Institute, Avenida Vital Brasil 1500, 05503-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo Avenida Professor Lineu Prestes 1524, 05508-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
3Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, Avenida Professor Lineu Prestes 1524, 05508-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Received 26 April 2013; Accepted 28 June 2013

Academic Editor: Alejandro Lomniczi

Copyright © 2013 Darine Villela et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Darine Villela, Victoria Fairbanks Atherino, Larissa de Sá Lima, et al., “Modulation of Pineal Melatonin Synthesis by Glutamate Involves Paracrine Interactions between Pinealocytes and Astrocytes through NF-B Activation,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2013, Article ID 618432, 14 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/618432