ZFIN ID: ZDB-EXP-160818-1
Experiment Conditions Description: chemical treatment: melatonin
chemical treatment: melatonin
Name: chemical treatment
Definition: Experimental condition in which the fish is treated with a chemical substance. This treatment could be administered by adding the chemical substance to the tank water, injections, or by consumption.
Ontology: Zebrafish Environment Condition Ontology [ZECO:0000111]
Name: melatonin
Synonyms: 5-methoxy-N-acetyltryptamine, Melatonin, melatonine, N-[2-(5-methoxy-1H-indol-3-yl)ethyl]acetamide, N-[2-(5-methoxyindol-3-yl)ethyl]acetamide, N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine
Definition: A member of the class of acetamides that is acetamide in which one of the hydrogens attached to the nitrogen atom is replaced by a 2-(5-methoxy-1H-indol-3-yl)ethyl group. It is a hormone secreted by the pineal gland in humans.
Ontology: Chebi [CHEBI:16796]
Publication: Lee et al., 2016