Effects of capsaicin on nitric oxide synthase isoforms in prepubertal rat ovary

@article{Zik2012EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of capsaicin on nitric oxide synthase isoforms in prepubertal rat ovary},
  author={Berrin Zik and Korhan Altunbaş and Serife Tutuncu and Onder Ozden and CG Ozguden Akkoc and Sabire Peker and Alper Sevimli},
  journal={Biotechnic \& Histochemistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={87},
  pages={218 - 225}
}
Abstract Nitric oxide (NO) has emerged as an important intra-ovarian regulatory factor. We investigated effects of low dose capsaicin (CAP) treatment on the different NOS isoforms in prepubertal rat ovaries. Fifteen 21-day-old female Sprague-Dawley rats were divided randomly into three groups. The first group received no treatment, the second group received 0.5 mg/kg/day CAP dissolved in the vehicle, and the third group was treated with the vehicle only. The animals were euthanized by ether… 

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