A K Baltaci

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  1. ncbi request reprint The role of zinc supplementation in the inhibition of tissue damage caused by exposure to electromagnetic field in rat lung and liver tissues
    A K Baltaci
    Selcuk University, Department of Physiology, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 113:400-3. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of zinc deficiency and testosterone supplementation on leptin levels in castrated rats and their relation with LH, FSH and testosterone
    Ahmet Ozturk
    Selcuk University Meram Medical School Department of Urology, Konya, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 26:548-54. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of acute swimming exercise on lactate levels and its relation with zinc in pinealectomized rats
    Abdulkerim Kasim Baltaci
    Department of Physiology, Meram School of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Cell Biochem Funct 25:597-601. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Pinealectomy and melatonin administration in rats: their effects on plasma leptin levels and relationship with zinc
    A K Baltaci
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Biol Hung 58:335-43. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of selenium supplementation on elements distribution in liver of rats subject to strenuous swimming
    A Sivrikaya
    Department of Biochemistry, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 114:12-4. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of melatonin on lipid peroxidation in various tissues of diabetic rats subjected to an acute swimming exercise
    M Bicer
    Selcuk University, High School of Physical Education and Sport, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 113:698-701. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Influences of hypertonic and hypovolemic treatments on vasopressin response in propylthiouracil (PTU) induced hypothyroid rat and effect on supplementation with L-thyroxine
    Leyla Aydin
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Biol Hung 61:1-9. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Short-term thyroxine administration leads to lipid peroxidation in renal and testicular tissues of rats with hypothyroidism
    R Mogulkoc
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Acta Biol Hung 56:225-32. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of zinc supplementation on lipid peroxidation and lactate levels in rats with diabetes induced by streptozotocin and subjected to acute swimming exercise
    M Bicer
    Selcuk University of Physical Education and Sports, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 113:199-205. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of estradiol and progesterone and melatonin supplementation on TNF-alpha levels in ovariectomized and pinealectomized rats
    Esma Oztekin
    Department of Biochemistry, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Biol Hung 57:275-81. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint The role of zinc supplementation in the inhibition of tissue damage caused by exposure to electromagnetic field in rat lung and liver tissues
    A K Baltaci
    Selcuk University, Department of Physiology, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 113:400-3. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of zinc deficiency and testosterone supplementation on leptin levels in castrated rats and their relation with LH, FSH and testosterone
    Ahmet Ozturk
    Selcuk University Meram Medical School Department of Urology, Konya, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 26:548-54. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate how zinc-deficiency and testosterone supplementation, both in combination and individually, affect plasma LH, FSH and leptin levels in castrated rats...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of acute swimming exercise on lactate levels and its relation with zinc in pinealectomized rats
    Abdulkerim Kasim Baltaci
    Department of Physiology, Meram School of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Cell Biochem Funct 25:597-601. 2007
    ..Pinealectomy results in a significant increase in lactate levels in rats subjected to an acute swimming exercise. This increase in lactate levels may be associated with the decrease observed in zinc levels after pinealectomy...
  4. doi request reprint Pinealectomy and melatonin administration in rats: their effects on plasma leptin levels and relationship with zinc
    A K Baltaci
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Biol Hung 58:335-43. 2007
    ..In addition, long-term administration of melatonin to rats leads to an increase in both leptin and zinc concentrations...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of selenium supplementation on elements distribution in liver of rats subject to strenuous swimming
    A Sivrikaya
    Department of Biochemistry, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 114:12-4. 2013
    ..Also, selenium supplementation offsets the decrease in zinc levels in rats subjected to vigorous swimming (Tab. 3, Ref. 20)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of melatonin on lipid peroxidation in various tissues of diabetic rats subjected to an acute swimming exercise
    M Bicer
    Selcuk University, High School of Physical Education and Sport, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 113:698-701. 2012
    ..The present study aimed to explore the effect of melatonin administration on lipid peroxidation in various tissues of rats with streptozocin induced diabetes and subjected to an acute swimming exercise...
  7. doi request reprint Influences of hypertonic and hypovolemic treatments on vasopressin response in propylthiouracil (PTU) induced hypothyroid rat and effect on supplementation with L-thyroxine
    Leyla Aydin
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Biol Hung 61:1-9. 2010
    ..001). The results of the present study show that basal and stimulated plasma vasopressin levels are reduced in PTU-induced hypothyroidism. However, L-thyroxine treatment following hypothyroidism prevents this reduction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Short-term thyroxine administration leads to lipid peroxidation in renal and testicular tissues of rats with hypothyroidism
    R Mogulkoc
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Acta Biol Hung 56:225-32. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of zinc supplementation on lipid peroxidation and lactate levels in rats with diabetes induced by streptozotocin and subjected to acute swimming exercise
    M Bicer
    Selcuk University of Physical Education and Sports, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 113:199-205. 2012
    ..The present study aims to explore the effect of zinc supplementation on lipid peroxidation and lactate levels in rats having diabetes induced by streptozotocin and subjected to acute swimming exercise...
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of estradiol and progesterone and melatonin supplementation on TNF-alpha levels in ovariectomized and pinealectomized rats
    Esma Oztekin
    Department of Biochemistry, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Biol Hung 57:275-81. 2006
    ..However, pinealectomy intensifies the increases in TNF-alpha levels in ovariectomized and estradiol and progesterone supplemented rats, whereas melatonin reduces TNF-alpha levels in ovariectomized rats...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of thyroxine administration on lipid peroxidation in different tissues of rats with hypothyroidism
    R Mogulkoc
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Physiol Hung 92:39-46. 2005
    ..However, high-dose thyroxine administration in addition to induced hypothyroidism increased oxidative damage in the same tissues and that this damage could not be prevented despite the increase in the antioxidant system activity...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of acute swimming exercise on plasma leptin in rats
    A K Baltaci
    Selcuk University, Selçuklu School of Medicine, Department of Physiology, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 113:592-4. 2012
    ..01). Results of the present study show that an acute swimming exercise and/or stress factors associated with an acute exercise inhibit leptin secretion from the adipose tissue (Tab. 1, Ref. 21)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Selenium supplementation prevents lipid peroxidation caused by arduous exercise in rat brain tissue
    M Akil
    City Office of Youth Sport, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 112:314-7. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study is to examine how selenium supplementation affects lipid peroxidation in the brain tissue of rats subjected to acute swimming exercise...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of boron supplementation on plasma element distribution in ovariectomized rats subjected to acute swimming exercise
    Z Yazici
    Selcuk University, High School of Physical Fitness and Sport, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 112:323-6. 2011
    ..This study aims to examine how boron supplementation affects distribution of elements in the plasma of rats whose ovaries were removed and who were subjected to swimming exercise...
  15. doi request reprint The effect of pinealectomy on plasma vasopressin response to isotonic, hypertonic and hypovolemic treatments in rats supplemented with L-thyroxine
    R Mogulkoc
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya 42080, Turkey
    Acta Biol Hung 59:163-72. 2008
    ..Moreover, the results indicate that AVP response to hypertonic and hypovolemic stimulations does not undergo any change due to supplementation by L-thyroxine treatment and/or pinealectomy plus L-thyroxine...
  16. ncbi request reprint Histological effects of zinc and melatonin on rat testes
    I Tuncer
    Department of Anatomy, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 112:425-7. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the histological effects of zinc and melatonin, alone or in combination, on rat testes...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of acute swimming exercise on plasma melatonin levels in rats
    A Uzun
    School of Physical Education and Sports, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 113:64-6. 2012
    ..This study aims to determine the changes in plasma melatonin levels of rats performing acute swimming exercise, immediately following the exercise and after 24 and 48 hours...
  18. ncbi request reprint Both zinc deficiency and supplementation affect plasma melatonin levels in rats
    C S Bediz
    Department of Physiology, Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Turkey
    Acta Physiol Hung 90:335-9. 2003
    ..01). The results of this study suggest that zinc deficiency decreases the melatonin levels and zinc supplementation may increase the plasma melatonin levels in rats...
  19. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin levels in rats with induced Toxoplasma gondii infection
    A K Baltaci
    Department of Physiology, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 113:67-9. 2012
    ..To explore the changes in plasma leptin levels of rats with induced Toxoplasma gondii infection...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of estradiol and progesterone application on leptin concentration in ovariectomized rats
    E Oztekin
    Department of Biochemistry, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Physiol Hung 92:27-31. 2005
    ..However, administration of estradiol and progesterone in combination following ovariectomy inhibites increases of leptin levels...
  21. ncbi request reprint L-thyroxine-induced hyperthyroidism affects elements and zinc in rats
    A K Baltaci
    Selcuk University, Selcuk Medical School Department of Physiology, Konya, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 114:125-8. 2013
    ..The results obtained from the study indicate that hyperthyroidism brings about some changes in the levels of some elements in rats. These changes might be associated with the elevation of zinc levels in hyperthyroidism (Tab. 2, Ref. 41)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lipid peroxidation in ovariectomized and pinealectomized rats: the effects of estradiol and progesterone supplementation
    Esma Oztekin
    Department of Biochemistry, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Turkey
    Cell Biochem Funct 25:551-4. 2007
    ..Pinealectomy in addition to ovariectomy greatly increases the oxidative damage. However, female sex hormones supplementations to the Ovx and/or Ovx+Pnx rats protected against lipid peroxidation by activating the antioxidant system...
  23. ncbi request reprint Melatonin supplementation to rats subjected to acute swimming exercise: Its effect on plasma lactate levels and relation with zinc
    Oktay Kaya
    Firat University The School of Physical Education and Sports, Elazig, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 27:263-6. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study is to examine the effect on melatonin supplementation on plasma lactate levels and its relation with zinc in rats subjected to acute swimming exercise...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of magnesium supplementation on blood parameters of athletes at rest and after exercise
    Vedat Cinar
    High School of Physical Education and Sport, Selcuk University, Karaman, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 115:205-12. 2007
    ..These results suggest that magnesium supplementation positively influences the performance of training athletes by increasing erythrocyte and hemoglobin levels...
  25. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation in rats subjected to acute swimming exercise: Its effect on testosterone levels and relation with lactate
    Oktay Kaya
    Firat University The School of Physical Education and Sports, Elazig, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 27:267-70. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study is to explore how zinc supplementation affects testosterone levels and its relation with lactate in rats subjected to acute swimming exercise...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of magnesium supplementation on some plasma elements in athletes at rest and exhaustion
    Vedat Cinar
    Karaman High School of Physical Education and Sport, Selcuk University, Karaman, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 119:97-102. 2007
    ..05)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Adrenocorticotropic hormone and cortisol levels in athletes and sedentary subjects at rest and exhaustion: effects of magnesium supplementation
    Vedat Cinar
    Karaman High School of Physical Education and Sport, Selcuk University, Karaman, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 121:215-20. 2008
    ..05). The results of this study show that exercise and/or magnesium supplementation causes a rise of the adrenocorticotropic hormone, whereas cortisol is increased only as a result of combined exhaustion and magnesium supplements...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effects of boron administration on plasma leptin and lactate levels in ovariectomized rats which had acute swimming exercise
    Zubeyde Yazici
    Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Selcuk University, Konya Turkey, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 29:173-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of intraperitoneal (IP) boron administration on leptin and lactate levels in swimming exercise in ovariectomized rats...
  29. doi request reprint Comparison of plasma leptin and zinc levels in elite athletes and sedentary people
    Sukran Arikan
    School of Physical Education and Sports, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Cell Biochem Funct 26:655-8. 2008
    ..It can be concluded that physical activity brings about changes in leptin secretion, which in turn, can be significantly related with zinc (p < 0.01)...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of magnesium supplementation on glucose and insulin levels of tae-kwan-do sportsmen and sedentary subjects
    Vedat Cinar
    Selcuk University, High School of Physical Education and Sport, Karaman, Turkey
    Pak J Pharm Sci 21:237-40. 2008
    ..05). Magnesium supplementation has an important effect on glucose levels whereas it has no effect on insulin levels...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of zinc deficiency and supplementation on lipid peroxidation of renal tissue in ovariectomized rats
    Abdulkerim Kasim Baltaci
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 101:231-9. 2004
    ..05). The results of this study suggest that zinc deficiency increases renal tissue damage in ovariectomized rats and that zinc supplementation can be used to prevent this condition...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effect of exhaustion exercise on thyroid hormones and testosterone levels of elite athletes receiving oral zinc
    Mehmet Kilic
    School of Physical Education and Sports, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 27:247-52. 2006
    ..The present study aims to investigate how exhaustion exercise affects thyroid hormones and testosterone levels in elite athletes who are supplemented with oral zinc sulfate for 4 weeks...
  33. ncbi request reprint Influences of isotonic, hypertonic and hypovolemic treatments on vasopressin response and fluid-electrolyte balance in l-thyroxine-induced hyperthyroid rat
    Rasim Mogulkoc
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Life Sci 79:817-21. 2006
    ..001). The results of the present study indicate that l-thyroxine-induced experimental hyperthyroidism increased basal and stimulated AVP release in rats...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of zinc deficiency and supplementation on plasma leptin levels in rats
    Abdulkerim Kasim Baltaci
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 104:41-6. 2005
    ..These results indicate that zinc deficiency leads to a significant inhibition in plasma leptin levels, whereas zinc supplementation significantly increases plasma leptin...
  35. ncbi request reprint The relation between serum leptin levels and max VO2 in male patients with type I diabetes and healthy sedentary males
    Mehmet Unal
    Department of Sport Medicine, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Endocr Res 30:491-8. 2004
    ..05). In conclusion, leptin levels of male type I diabetes patients are close to those of healthy sedentary males. The increase in leptin levels in both groups is in proportion to the BMI of individuals...
  36. ncbi request reprint The effects of zinc deficiency and supplementation on lipid peroxidation in bone tissue of ovariectomized rats
    Abdulkerim Kasim Baltaci
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Toxicology 203:77-82. 2004
    ..05). This study demonstrate that zinc deficiency increased bone tissue damage in ovariectomized rats and that zinc supplementation prevented this damage...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of zinc supplementation on hematological parameters in athletes
    Mehmet Kilic
    School of Physical Education and Sports, Meram School of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 100:31-8. 2004
    ..005) and after (p<0.05) exercise. These results suggest that zinc supplementation has a positive effect on hematological parameters in athletes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of zinc and melatonin deficiency on testicular tissue of rats
    Ahmet Ozturk
    Department of Urology, Medical School, Selcuk University Konya, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 96:255-62. 2003
    ..01). The suppression was higher in group II than in group IV. These results indicate that testicular damage caused by zinc deficiency may be reduced by melatonin deficiency...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of iron supplementation on oxidative stress and antioxidant status in iron-deficiency anemia
    Erdal Kurtoglu
    Department of Hematology, Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 96:117-23. 2003
    ..05). These levels increased after 6 wk of supplementation (p<0.05) and showed no significant differences with those at the end of the study...
  40. ncbi request reprint Pinealectomy and zinc deficiency have opposite effects on thyroid hormones in rats
    Abdulkerim Kasim Baltaci
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Endocr Res 29:473-81. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint The effect of intraperitoneal melatonin supplementation on the release of thyroid hormones and testosterone in rats with hyperthyroid
    Rasim Mogulkoc
    Selcuk University, Meram Medical School, Department of Physiology, 42080 Konya Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 24:345-7. 2003
    ..Testosterone secretion increases in parallel to thyroid hormones in hyperthyroidism. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of melatonin application on total T3, T4 and testosterone in hyperthyroid rats...
  42. ncbi request reprint The effect of prophylactic melatonin administration on reperfusion damage in experimental testis ischemia-reperfusion
    Ahmet Ozturk
    Selcuk University, School of Medicine, Urology Department, Konya, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 24:170-2. 2003
    ..This study aims at investigating the administration of prophylactic melatonin in order to reduce free radical damage that is caused due to reperfusion after experimental testis torsion-detorsion procedure...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of zinc deficiency and supplementation on malondialdehyde and glutathione levels in blood and tissues of rats performing swimming exercise
    Ahmet Ozturk
    Department of Urology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk Univeristy, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 94:157-66. 2003
    ..01). Our findings suggest that both swimming exercise and zinc deficiency result in an increase of lipid peroxidation in tissues and that zinc supplementation prevents these alterations by the activation of the antioxidant system...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effects of zinc deficiency and pinealectomy on cellular immunity in rats infected with Toxoplasma gondii
    Abdulkerim Kasim Baltaci
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School of Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 104:47-56. 2005
    ..01, both cases). These results suggest that zinc and/or melatonin deficiency have a negative influence on cellular immunity in rats with toxoplasmosis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of zinc deficiency and supplementation on some hematologic parameters of rats performing acute swimming exercise
    Abdulkerim Kasim Baltaci
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School of Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Physiol Hung 90:125-32. 2003
    ..05). Our findings suggest that zinc deficiency effects the hematologic parameters mentioned negatively whereas zinc supplementation has a positive influence...
  46. ncbi request reprint Melatonin prevents oxidant damage in various tissues of rats with hyperthyroidism
    Rasim Mogulkoc
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Life Sci 79:311-5. 2006
    ..001). These results show that hyperthyroidism increased oxidative damage in cerebral, hepatic and cardiac tissues of rat. Melatonin supplementation may also suppress oxidative damage...
  47. ncbi request reprint Lipid peroxidation in liver tissue of ovariectomized and pinealectomized rats: effect of estradiol and progesterone supplementation
    Esma Oztekin
    Department of Biochemistry, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Turkey
    Cell Biochem Funct 25:401-5. 2007
    ..Pinealectomy in addition to ovariectomy, increases lipid peroxidation, but, estradiol and progesterone supplementations to the ovariectomized-pinealectomized rats protect against lipid peroxidation to a significant extent...
  48. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation ameliorates electromagnetic field-induced lipid peroxidation in the rat brain
    Cem Seref Bediz
    Department of Physiology, Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Izmir, Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 208:133-40. 2006
    ..001), while it was highest in the zinc-supplemented rats (p < 0.001). The present study suggests that long-term exposure to low-frequency EMF increases lipid peroxidation in the brain, which may be ameliorated by zinc supplementation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Circulating leptin, zinc, and copper levels after extracorporeal circulation
    Zulfikare Isik Gormus
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 26:839-42. 2005
    ..We aimed to research the circulating leptin, zinc, and copper levels before, during, and after the extracorporeal circulation, and effect of preoperative zinc administration to these...
  50. ncbi request reprint Pinealectomy inhibits antioxidant system in rats with hyperthyroidism
    Rasim Mogulkoc
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 26:795-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine levels of lipid peroxidation caused by induced hyperthyroidism in cerebral, hepatic and cardiac tissues of pinealectomized rats...
  51. ncbi request reprint Hyperthyroidism causes lipid peroxidation in kidney and testis tissues of rats: protective role of melatonin
    Rasim Mogulkoc
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 26:806-10. 2005
    ..The present study aimed at determining how 3-week intraperitoneal melatonin administration affected oxidative stress caused by experimental hyperthyroidism...
  52. ncbi request reprint Testosterone and zinc supplementation in castrated rats: Effects on plasma leptin levels and relation with LH, FSH and testosterone
    Abdulkerim Kasim Baltaci
    Selcuk University Meram Medical School Department of Physiology, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Life Sci 78:746-52. 2006
    ..01). Plasma LH levels may be more effective than testosterone on plasma leptin and zinc may be an important mediator of the effect LH has on leptin...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pinealectomy increases oxidant damage in kidney and testis caused by hyperthyroidism in rats
    Rasim Mogulkoc
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Cell Biochem Funct 24:449-53. 2006
    ..001). The results of our study demonstrate that MDA and GSH levels in kidney and testis tissues increased due to hyperthyroidism and that pinealectomy made the increase in MDA levels more apparent, while decreasing GSH levels...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effects of maternal deprivation on melatonin production and cognition in adolescent male and female rats
    Nazan Uysal
    Department of Physiology, Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Balcova, Izmir, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 26:555-60. 2005
    ..However, the mechanisms of these cognitive alterations are unknown. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of maternal deprivation on cognition and melatonin production in adolescent male and female rats...
  55. ncbi request reprint The effect of pinealectomy and zinc deficiency on nitric oxide levels in rats with induced Toxoplasma gondii infection
    Abdulkerim Kasim Baltaci
    Selcuk University, Meram Medical School, Department of Physiology, Konya, Turkey
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:359-63. 2004
    ..This study aims at investigating how zinc deficiency and pinealectomy affect nitric oxide levels in rats infected by Toxoplasma gondii...
  56. ncbi request reprint Opposite effects of zinc and melatonin on thyroid hormones in rats
    Abdulkerim Kasim Baltaci
    Department of Physiology, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya 42080, Turkey
    Toxicology 195:69-75. 2004
    ..These results show that melatonin has a thyroid function suppressing action, just the opposite to the actions of zinc. When zinc is administered along with melatonin, its thyroid function suppression is diminished...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effect of pinealectomy on homocysteine levels in ovariectomized rats
    Esma Oztekin
    Department of Biochemistry, Meram Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 28:717-20. 2007
    ..In the present study, it was aimed to determine the effect of estradiol and progesterone on homocysteine levels in pinealectomized and ovariectomized rats...
  58. ncbi request reprint Activity of neutrophil NADPH oxidase in iron-deficient anemia
    Erdal Kurtoglu
    Department of Hematology, Medical School, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 96:109-15. 2003
    ..The activity of NADPH oxidase was significantly lower in pretreatment patients relative to controls (p<0.05). The activity increased after iron supplementation to levels that had no significant differences relative to controls...
  59. ncbi request reprint Investigation of serum leptin levels in professional male football players and healthy sedentary males
    Mehmet Unal
    Istanbul University Istanbul School of Medicine, Department of Sport Medicine, Istanbul Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 26:148-51. 2005
    ..In the present study we aimed at investigating leptin levels in professional male athletes who have been exercising regularly for a long time and leptin levels in healthy sedentary males...