Query  to the TRRD database:
genes expressing in PINEAL GLAND
Select species:            
All       Human     Murine   

Origin: neuroectoderm of the posterior portion of the roof of the diencephalon.

Function: Melatotin regulates reproductive function and emotions, relates light intensity and duration to endocrine activity.

Composition: Connective tissue septa that extend into gland from the pia mater form lobules.

Function: neuroendocrine activity.