Melatonin and Testicular Damage in Busulfan Treated Mice

  title={Melatonin and Testicular Damage in Busulfan Treated Mice},
  author={Mehri Mirhoseini and Ghasem Saki and Masoud Hemadi and Ali Khodadadi and Javad Mohammadi Asl},
  booktitle={Iranian Red Crescent medical journal},
BACKGROUND Advancement in the treatment of various types of cancer has led to greater patient survival. These treatments essentially have toxic effects on different kinds of cells, such as germ cells. Infertility as one of the side effects of cancer treatment has changed the quality of life of young cancer survivors dramatically. Melatonin is an antioxidant with receptors in the reproductive systems. OBJECTIVES We supposed that melatonin, as an antioxidant, may protect testis against the… CONTINUE READING
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