Beneficial effects of melatonin and BQ-123 on the rat testis damage caused by cigarette smoke


ASLAN H., Kesici H., Karaca Z. I. , ÖZYURT B., TAŞ U., Ekici F., et al.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.45, ss.11-17, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1312-66
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.11-17

Özet

Background/aim: Several studies have demonstrated that cigarette smoke has detrimental effects on testicular function. However, it is unknown whether melatonin or BQ-123 has beneficial effects on the rat testis damage caused by cigarette smoke. The aim of the present study was to investigate the beneficial effects of melatonin or BQ-123 on the testicular damage caused by cigarette smoke.