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brain hormone

[′brān ¦hȯr‚mōn]
(invertebrate zoology)
A neurohormone secreted by the insect brain that regulates the release of ecdysone from the prothoracic glands.
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Melatonin is another brain hormone that increases your need for and ability to sleep.
Concentrations of this brain hormone normally peak during darkness, usually around 1 a.
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Serotonin is a brain hormone that influences mood and behavior.
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However, a second study shows that tumors feed on this fat only in the absence of melatonin, a brain hormone produced at night.
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Exposure to light at night can disrupt the body's production of melatonin, a brain hormone best known for its daily role in resetting the body's biological clock (SN: 5/13/95, p.
The new drug Cabergolin works by restricting the brain hormone prolactine.
The environmental change is translated into the physiological response via the same brain hormone that triggers the exit of a mammalian fetus from the womb, Denver has found.