Beneficial effects of taurine and carnosine in experimental ischemia/reperfusion injury in testis


Abbasoglu L. , Kalaz E. B. , Soluk-Tekkesin M., OLGAÇ N. V. , ABBASOĞLU S., Uysal M.

PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL, vol.28, no.11, pp.1125-1131, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00383-012-3168-5
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1125-1131
  • Keywords: Testis, Reperfusion injury, Taurine, Carnosine, Oxidative stress, Rat, ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY, PROTEIN CARBONYL GROUPS, N-ACETYLCYSTEINE, CONTRALATERAL TESTIS, CEREBRAL-ISCHEMIA, DAMAGE, MALONDIALDEHYDE, APOPTOSIS

Abstract

Testicular torsion can be thought of as an ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury to the testis. This study aimed to investigate the effects of taurine (TAU) and carnosine (CAR), which are strong antioxidants, on experimental testicular I/R injury model.