The Effect of Melatonin on Bone Loss, Diabetic Control, and Apoptosis in Rats With Diabetes With Ligature-Induced Periodontitis


BALCI YÜCE H., KARATAŞ Ö., Turkal H. A. , Gorgun E. P. , OCAKLI S., Benli I., ...More

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.87, no.4, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 87 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2015.150315
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study examines the effect of systemic melatonin administration on proin-flammatory cytokine levels, apoptosis, alveolar bone loss (ABL), lipid metabolism, and diabetic control in in rats with diabetes mellitus (DM) and ligature-induced periodontitis.