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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.449-452
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: No


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.