Molecule Structure

Scientific Name

Melatonin

Description of the Drug

Melatonin is an endogenous hormone produced by the pineal gland that regulates sleep-wake cycles and when provided exogenously has beneficial effects on sleep-onset latency; available as an over-the-counter supplement.

Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-02-07 from
http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01065

Brand Name(s)

Circadin, General nutrit, Health aid, Heidadouppi, Icenia, Life ext, Melapure, Natrol, Nature’s blend, Natures bounty, Quality health, S.gard, Travelag, Vespro, Vytalonin

Company Owner(s)

Not Available

Mechanism(s) Of Action

Target Name Target Type Action Type Target ChEMBL ID
Melatonin receptor PROTEIN FAMILY AGONIST CHEMBL2094268

Unichem Links

SureChEMBL SCHEMBL19018
PharmGKB PA164752558
Human Metabolome Database HMDB0001389
WDI MELATONIN
DrugBank DB01065
PubChem: Thomson Pharma 14773848
PubChem 896
Mcule MCULE-1497884152
LINCS LSM-4779
Nikkaji J5.258B
PDBe ML1
BindingDB 9019
EPA CompTox Dashboard DTXSID1022421
DrugCentral 1672
Metabolights MTBLC16796
Brenda 171171
Rhea 16796
ChemicalBook CB32130993 CB5364927
Guide to Pharmacology 224 1357
GSRS dc2bea7e-8f14-4260-8db6-5e8c3c422c1a
rxnorm MELATONIN
PubChem: Drugs of the Future 56310582
KEGG Ligand C01598
ChEBI 16796
ZINC ZINC000000057060