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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 485306, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/485306
Research Article

Testosterone Depletion by Castration May Protect Mice from Heat-Induced Multiple Organ Damage and Lethality

1The Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, National Cheng Kung University School of Medicine, Tainan, Taiwan
2Department of Pharmacy, Chia-Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan, Taiwan
3Department of Medical Research, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
4Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Southern Taiwan University, Tainan, Taiwan
5Department of Biotechnology, Southern Taiwan University, Tainan, Taiwan

Received 1 December 2009; Accepted 3 February 2010

Academic Editor: Rene Anand

Copyright © 2010 Chian-Yuh Lin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Chian-Yuh Lin, Mao-Tsun Lin, Ruei-Tang Cheng, and Sheng-Hsien Chen, “Testosterone Depletion by Castration May Protect Mice from Heat-Induced Multiple Organ Damage and Lethality,” Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, vol. 2010, Article ID 485306, 9 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/485306