Effects of propylthiouracil-induced hypothyroidism on plasma lipid table in rabbits


CELIK I. , Turkoglu V. , YEGIN E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES, cilt.24, ss.149-152, 2000 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2000
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.149-152

Özet

Hypothyroidism is commonly associated with hyperlipidemia. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of Propylthiouracil-induced hypothyroidism on the plasma lipid profile in rabbits. This investigation was performed on male, white New Zealand (Oryctolagus cuniculus huxley) rabbits, Twenty rabbits were used; each of the two groups (hypothyroidism and control) consisted of ten animals, Hypothyroidism was induced by oral administration of Propylthiouracil 50 mg.kg(-1) for three weeks.