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Summary Information: Pinealocytes

Pinealocytes: Pinealocytes are specialized cells that make up the pineal gland, an endocrine gland located in the brain. Pinealocytes produce and secrete melatonin, a hormone that has many effects on the body, including regulation of sleep cycles and circadian rhythm and also plays a role in the control of the female hormones.

Conditions that can afflict pinealocytes include light exposure, jet lag, nightshift work, radiation exposure, pineal gland tumors, calcification of the pineal gland, and trauma.

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Pinealocytes

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