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1/ #Melatonin

The presence of melatonin in Alphaproteobacteria & 
Cyanobacteria indicates an early appearance of this multifunctional #Serotonin
derivative in the evolution of life
2/ #Melatonin

The discovery of antioxidative properties of melatonin is consistent with an ancient role of this molecule in contributing to survival under high oxygen levels or exposure to UVR.
3/ #Melatonin

Because of melatonin production in mitochondria scavenging of free oxygen radicals has likely been a primary role of melatonin in evolution originating around 2.5–3 billion years ago
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