Clinical Studies

Fourteen males, aged 21-44 years with infertility and sexual insufficiency participated in our study. The following investigations were made: seminal fluid parameters, gonadotropic and gonadal hormones and 6-sulphatoxy-melatonin excretion.

Urine LH, FSH, were assayed by IRMA kits from Serono, serum LH, FSH, PRL, testosterone and estradiol were assayed by FIA using Delfia kits (Wallac Oy, Finland).

Figure 1. Effect of melatonin on plasma testosterone in male rats.

Figure 1. Effect of melatonin on plasma testosterone in male rats.

Nocturnal 6-sulphatoxymelatonin excretion was measured by a RIA kit from CIDTech, Canada and corrected for creatinine.

2.3. StatisticalAnalysis

Results were expressed as mean ± SEM. Data comparison among groups were determined by Student's t test.

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