The effect of melatonin on bone loss, diabetic control, and apoptosis in rats with diabetes with ligature-induced periodontitis

BALCI YÜCE H., KARATAŞ Ö., Turkal H. A. , Gorgun E. P. , OCAKLI S., Benli I., ...More

Journal of Periodontology, vol.87, no.4, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Abstract
  • Volume: 87 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2015.150315
  • Journal Name: Journal of Periodontology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus


Background: The aim of this study examines the effect of systemic melatonin administration on proin-flammatory cytokine levels, apoptosis, alveolar bone loss (ABL), lipid metabolism, and diabetic control in in rats with diabetes mellitus (DM) and ligature-induced periodontitis.