Melatonin Modulates the Severity of Taurocholate-Induced Acute Pancreatitis in the Rat

@article{Glben2009MelatoninMT,
  title={Melatonin Modulates the Severity of Taurocholate-Induced Acute Pancreatitis in the Rat},
  author={Kaptan G{\"u}lben and Hakan {\"O}zdemir and Uğur Berberoğlu and Hahan Mersin and Fikret {\'Y}rkin and Ebru Çak{\'y}r and Sebahat Aksaray},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={55},
  pages={941-946}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of melatonin on serum amylase, tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) and histological changes in rats with taurocholate-induced acute pancreatitis. Thirty male Wistar rats were randomly divided into three groups; group 1, group 2 and group 3 were enrolled as melatonin, control and sham groups, respectively… CONTINUE READING