Effect of melatonin on NF-kappa-B DNA-binding activity in the rat spleen.

It was recently demonstrated that the pineal neurohormone melatonin is a hydroxyl radical scavenger and antioxidant, and that it plays an important role in the immune system. In studies reported herein, we have investigated the relationship of the melatonin level and the NF-kB DNA binding activity in the spleen of Sprague. Dawley rats. These in vivo results… CONTINUE READING