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Title: Seasonal Variations in Melatonin Secretory Rhythms in High-, Middle-, and Low-Latitude Regions

Creator:

Morita, Takeshi : Autor Affiliation Affiliation ; Błażejczyk, Krzysztof : Autor Affiliation ORCID

Date issued/created:

2023

Resource type:

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Subtitle:

Przegląd Geograficzny T. 95 z. 3 (2023)

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

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24 cm

Abstract:

This study aims to measure the daily melatonin secretory rhythms of people living in high-, mid-, and low-latitude regions characterised by different day lengths and global solar-radiation conditions. In Poland, a high-latitude region, the amount of melatonin secretion is greater, with secretion occurring earlier (exemplifying phase advance). On the other hand, in Vietnam, a low-latitude region, the level is lower and occurs later (phase delay). Japan, a mid-latitude region, shows behaviour intermediate between these two. Melatonin secretory rhythm in Vietnam is closely related to Day length and Global Solar Radiation, though no such relationship is observed in Poland or Japan, making it necessary for other factors to be considered. The results of this study have important implications considering the impacts of light pollution and lighting-related conditions of modern life.
; This study aims to measure the daily melatonin secretory rhythms of people living in high-, mid-, and low-latitude regions characterised by different day lengths and global solar-radiation conditions. In Poland, a high-latitude region, the amount of melatonin secretion is greater, with secretion occurring earlier (exemplifying phase advance). On the other hand, in Vietnam, a low-latitude region, the level is lower and occurs later (phase delay). Japan, a mid-latitude region, shows behaviour intermediate between these two. Melatonin secretory rhythm in Vietnam is closely related to Day length and Global Solar Radiation, though no such relationship is observed in Poland or Japan, making it necessary for other factors to be considered. The results of this study have important implications considering the impacts of light pollution and lighting-related conditions of modern life.

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Relation:

Przegląd Geograficzny

Volume:

95

Issue:

3

Start page:

225

End page:

235

Detailed Resource Type:

Article

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application/octet-stream

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:239794 ; 0033-2143 (print) ; 2300-8466 (on-line) ; 10.7163/PrzG.2023.3.1

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CBGiOS. IGiPZ PAN, sygn.: Cz.181, Cz.3136, Cz.4187 ; click here to follow the link

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eng

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eng

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Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

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Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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