Effect of melatonin on testicular ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats: is this effect related to the proinflammatory cytokines?


Kurcer Z., Oguz E. , Ozbilge H., Baba F., Aksoy N., Celik N.

FERTILITY AND STERILITY, vol.89, pp.1468-1473, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 89
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2007.04.065
  • Title of Journal : FERTILITY AND STERILITY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1468-1473
  • Keywords: cytokines, melatonin, testis ischemia/reperfusion, ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY, CELL-SPECIFIC APOPTOSIS, BIOCHEMICAL-CHANGES, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, N-ACETYLCYSTEINE, TORSION, DETORSION, OXIDATION, TESTIS, ANTIOXIDANT

Abstract

Objective: To determine whether the protective effect of melatonin in testicular ischemia/reperfusion (IR) injury is mediated by the proinflammatory molecules.