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Effect of melatonin on the level of thyrotropic hormones in experimental hypothyroi dism in rats

Karine Elbekyan; Evgenia Markarova; Anna Khodzhayan; Margarita Gevandova;

A laboratory rat´s model was used to study the changes in the hormonal activity in the pituitary-thyroid system under the impact of melatonin given in physiological doses. It has been shown that melatonin has a stimulating effect against the background of reduced thyroid activity.


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Keywords: experimental model of hypothyroidism, melatonin, thyrotropic hormones, rats

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