Effect of melatonin and zinc on the immune response in experimental toxoplasma retinochoroiditis


Avunduk A. M. , Avunduk M. C. , Baltaci A. K. , Mogulkoc R.

OPHTHALMOLOGICA, cilt.221, sa.6, ss.421-425, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 221 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1159/000107504
  • Dergi Adı: OPHTHALMOLOGICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.421-425

Özet

Objectives: To investigate the possible effect of melatonin (MEL) and zinc on the immune response to Toxoplasma gondii retinochoroiditis in the rat model of infection and to establish the possible value of artificial MEL and/or zinc supplementation as adjunctive therapeutic agents in the treatment of T. gondii retinochoroiditis.