Melatonin improves periodontitis-induced kidney damages by decreasing inflammatory stress and apoptosis in rats

KÖSE O., Bayrakdar S. K., Unver B., ALTIN A., AKYILDIZ K., MERCANTEPE T., ...More

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.92, no.6, pp.22-34, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/jper.20-0434
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, DIALNET
  • Page Numbers: pp.22-34
  • Keywords: experimental periodontitis, kidney, matrix metalloproteinase(s), melatonin, oxidative stress, periodontal&#8208, systemic disease interactions, OXIDATIVE STRESS, CATHEPSIN-D, TISSUE, PATHOGENESIS, DISEASE, ALPHA, INDEX, MICE
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


Background Two main aims of this animal study were to inspect the possible effects of periodontitis on the structure and functions of the kidneys and the therapeutic effectiveness of melatonin.