, Volume 35, Issue 6, pp 780–780 | Cite as

Daily variation in the eye's 5-HT stores

  • P. C. Baker
  • K. M. Hoff


Eyes from mice have been assayed for 5-HT content at various times during the day. 5-HT levels are highest midway in the light period and lowest during the dark period. In general this daily variation conforms with other published reports for variation of 5-HT stores in brain and pineal.


Daily Variation Dark Period Light Period 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. C. Baker
    • 1
  • K. M. Hoff
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyCleveland State UniversityClevelandUSA

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