Effect of melatonin administration and long day-length on endocrine cycles in the hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus.

Abstract

The effects of exogenous melatonin (subcutaneous implants containing 0.031 +/- 0.006 mg/gm body mass melatonin) or long photoperiod (18L:6D) on wild-caught adult male hedgehogs were studied. Hedgehogs were implanted with melatonin-filled or empty capsules in May, August, or September, or maintained under long photoperiod from August. Blood samples collected… (More)

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