volume 1, issue 1, P44-46 2010
DOI: 10.5155/eurjchem.1.1.44-46.13
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Abstract: KEYWORDSCalcitonin is one of the active substances which is recently used effectively in osteoporosis treatment. In literature there is no information whether calcitonin cause oxidative stress or not. In this study, subcutaneous calcitonin is applied to rats having experimental postmenopausal osteoporosis and the effects of calcitonin on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant system were investigated. Forty-five healthy adult female Swiss albino Wistar rats were used in this study. The rats were divided into thre…

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