Protective effects of melatonin on oxidative-antioxidative balance and cataract formation in rats


Kilic A., Selek S. , Erel O., Aksoy N.

ANNALS OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, cilt.40, ss.22-27, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 40 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Dergi Adı: ANNALS OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.22-27

Özet

We investigated the effects of melatonin on cataract formation in rats exposed to selenite. We concluded that the imbalance between oxidants and antioxidants plays an important role in cataract formation and melatonin decreases cataract incidence in rats by increasing antioxidant activity.