Melatonin for the newborn

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Lucia Marseglia; Sara Manti; Gabriella D'Angelo; Eloisa Gitto; Ignazio Barberi;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Hygeia Press di Corridori Marinella
  • Journal: Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine (issn: 2281-0692)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7363/030232
  • Subject: melatonin | asphyxia | respiratory disease | necrotizing enterocolitis | analgesia | sepsis | Medicine | R | Pediatrics | RJ1-570

<p>Reactive oxygen species play an important role in the pathogenesis of several diseases during the perinatal and neonatal period. Melatonin, an effective direct free-radical scavenger and indirect antioxidant agent, diffuses through biological membranes easily and exe... View more
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