Vol. 26 (5) 2005 Neuro endocrinology letters

Effects of maternal deprivation on melatonin production and cognition in adolescent male and female rats.

OBJECTIVES: It is known that maternal deprivation (MD) may alter cognitive functions such as learning and memory in adult life by effecting normal growth and development. However, the mechanisms of these cognitive alterations are unknown. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of maternal deprivation on cognition and melato.....