Effect of Melatonin on Bone Mineral Density of Irradiated Rats

ORBAK Z. , Ertekin V., YILDIRIM M. , Ertekin V., Seven B., Karslioglu I.

YAKHTEH, vol.12, no.4, pp.459-462, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : YAKHTEH
  • Page Numbers: pp.459-462


Objective: Melatonin is a powerful endogenous antioxidant and it may play a role in prevention of radiation-induced damage. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of melatonin on bone mineral density in rats receiving radiation.