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Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

is a scientific journal issued by the

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editor-in-chief: V.F. Sagach

The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
2017 – "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 2522-9028)

Fiziol. Zh. 2014; 60(2): 102-109


Litovka IH, Mazepa-Kryzhanivs'ka YO, Berezovskyĭ VIa.

    O.O.Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine


In a review of the current literature for the 2000–2013 period, the data of the effect of melatonin on organic and inorganic І.Г. Літовка, У.О. Мазепа-Крижанівська, В.Я. Березовський 108 ISSN 0201-8489 Фізіол. журн., 2014, Т. 60, № 2 matrix of bone tissue have been presented. These results suggest that melatonin is an important mediator in the formation of bone tissue. It can prevent the premature destruction of bone and promote its recovery through mechanisms of melatoninrelated receptors and receptors of independent action.

Keywords: melatonin, tissue bone


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