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11055-1Melatonin [Mass/volume] in Serum or PlasmaActive

Part Description

LP15036-4   Melatonin
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. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Melatonin
Property
MCnc
Time
Pt
System
Ser/Plas
Scale
Qn
Method

Additional Names

Short Name
Melatonin SerPl-mCnc
Display Name
Melatonin [Mass/Vol]
Consumer Name Alpha
Melatonin, Blood

Basic Attributes

Class
CHEM
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 1.0j-a
Last Updated
Version 2.70
Order vs. Observation
Both

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
褪黑激素:质量浓度:时间点:血清/血浆:定量型:
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
melatonine:massa/volume:moment:serum of plasma:kwantitatief:
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Melatoniin:MCnc:Pt:S/P:Qn:
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Mélatonine:Concentration de masse:Temps ponctuel:Sérum/Plasma:Quantitatif:
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Mélatonine:Concentration de masse:Temps ponctuel:Sérum/Plasma:Quantitatif:
fr-FRFrench (France)
Mélatonine:Masse/Volume:Ponctuel:Sérum/Plasma:Numérique:
de-DEGerman (Germany)
Melatonin:Massenkonzentration:Zeitpunkt:Serum oder Plasma:Quantitativ:
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Melatonina:MCnc:Pt:Siero/Plasma:Qn:
ko-KRKorean (Korea, Republic of)
멜라토닌:질량농도:검사시점:혈청/혈장:정량:
pt-BRPortuguese (Brazil)
Melatonina:MCnc:Pt:Sor/Plas:Qn:
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Мелатонин:МассКонц:ТчкВрм:Сыв/Плаз:Колич:
es-ARSpanish (Argentina)
melatonina:concentración de masa:punto en el tiempo:suero/plasma:cuantitativo:
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
Melatonina:Concentración de masa:Punto temporal:Suero o Plasma:Cuantitativo:
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Melatonina:Concentración de masa:Punto temporal:Suero o Plasma:Qn:
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Melatonin:KütlKons:Zmlı:Ser/Plaz:Kant:

Example Units

Unit Source
pg/mL Example UCUM Units
pg/mL REGENSTRIEF

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