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Sexual development of female and male rat offspring of control, pinealectomized (PIN-X) or melatonin (MEL 250 micrograms/100 g body wt)-treated mother rats during pregnancy was studied. Newborns were studied at the following phases of sexual development: neonate (5 days old), infantile (15 days old), juvenile (25 and 30 days old) and pubertal phase (55(More)
Substance P (SP) and neurokinin A (NKA), members of the family of mammalian tachykinins, are involved in the regulation of many physiological functions and are widely distributed in mammalian tissues. In this report, the effects of prenatal melatonin on the postnatal developmental pattern of NKA, and SP, and on testosterone secretion were investigated.(More)
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