Product: Melatonin-d4
Catalog Number: D2116
CAS Number: 66521-38-8
Synonyms: N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine-α,α,β,β-d4
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Formula: C13H12D4N2O2
Enrichment: 98%D
Molecular Weight: 236.31
Structure: Melatonin-d<sub>4</sub>
Category: Labeled Reference Standards
Literature References:

Hardeland, Rüdiger; Pandi-Perumal, S.R.; Cardinali, Daniel P., Melatonin. The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, 2006, 38(3): 313–316.; Reiter RJ, Acuña-Castroviejo D, Tan DX, Burkhardt S., Free radical-mediated molecular damage. Mechanisms for the protective actions of melatonin in the central nervous system. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci., 2001, June; 939: 200–15.

Applications: A labeled hormone in humans that anticipates the daily onset of darkness. Involved in the synchronization of circadian rhythms of physiological functions. May be used as a sleep aid and to treat some sleep disorders. Also the compound is a free-radical scavenger and wide-spectrum antioxidant. In vitro melatonin forms complexes with cadmium and other metals.