Gonadal hormones and gonadal function in type 2 diabetes model OLETF (Otsuka Long Evans Tokushima Fatty) rats.

@article{Komaki2005GonadalHA,
  title={Gonadal hormones and gonadal function in type 2 diabetes model OLETF (Otsuka Long Evans Tokushima Fatty) rats.},
  author={Katsumori Komaki and Yasuhiro Ohno and Norihiko Aoki},
  journal={Endocrine journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={345-51}
}
Gonadal functions, with special reference to blood levels of sex-related markers such as 17beta-estradiol (E2), free testosterone (free Te) and lutenizing hormone (LH), were examined in male OLETF (Otsuka Long Evans Tokushima Fatty) diabetic rats, a model of human type 2 diabetes mellitus. Male rats of the OLETF strain and male rats of the LETO strain, which act as a control of OLETF, both supplied by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Tokushima, Japan), were periodically examined for blood… CONTINUE READING