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Variability in Time Release Melatonin Tablets

Semester: Spring 2024


Presentation description

Melatonin is a naturally produced hormone regulating the sleep-wake cycle. Supplements for melatonin are commonly used to aid people with trouble sleeping but are not FDA regulated. Studies have shown that there is a large difference between the dosage on packaging and the concentration of melatonin in individual tablets. The purpose of our experiment was to investigate if time-release capsules release a gradual dosage or if the capsules release their dosages more quickly than company claims.

Group Members: Georgia Brach, Samantha Johnson

Presenter Name: Ella Bleak

Presentation Type: Poster
Presentation Format: In Person
Presentation #B24
College: Science
School / Department: Chemistry
Research Mentor: Ashlie Kinross
Date | Time: Tuesday, Apr 9th | 10:45 AM