Melatonin hormone assignment. Written component only. Students must produce an informative, interesting and creative assignment that describes the physiology of one hormone in depth and how that hormone is important to physiological functioning.
You must address the following points systematically: ? Structure of the hormone, including chemical characteristics ? The hormone’s production ? Mechanism(s) for the release of the hormone – including any feedback mechanisms ?
Mode of action of the hormone at the target cells (i.e. receptors and cell response) ? Big-picture physiological action of the hormone on the target cells/tissue(s) and or/organ(s)