Effect of estrogen on the melanin content of liver of toad (Bufo melanostictus).

Abstract

Estrogen injection (1 microgram/g of body weight, single injection) reduced significantly the melanin content of liver of both male and female toads. Estrogen at the dose of 0.1 microgram/g did not cause any change in the amount of melanin in liver of toads. With higher doses of the hormone (2 microgram/g, single injection) the melanin content of liver… (More)

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