Effects of pinealectomy on the circadian release pattern of leptin in male rat


Baydaş G., Gürsu F., Canpolat S., Konar V., Yaşar A., CANATAN H. , ...More

NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS, vol.22, no.6, pp.449-452, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Title of Journal : NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.449-452

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Exogenous and endogenous melatonin decrease leptin release. It is not known whether melatonin also has an effect on circadian release pattern of leptin. So, this study was planned to investigate the possible changes in the circadian release of leptin following pinealectomy.