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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 285938, 6 pages
Sleep Deprivation Alters Rat Ventral Prostate Morphology, Leading to Glandular Atrophy: A Microscopic Study Contrasted with the Hormonal Assays
1Departamento de Nutrição, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP-EPM), Rua Marselhesa, 630, Vila Clementino, 04020-620 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP-EPM), Rua Napoleão de Barros, 295, Vila Clementino, 04024-002 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
3Departmento de Biología, Instituto de Biociências, Letras e Ciências Exatas (IBILCE), Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Rua Cristóvão Colombo 2265, Jardim Nazareth, 15054-000 São José do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil
4Departamento de Morfologia, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Campus II Samambaia, Caixa Posta 131, 74001-970 Goiânia, GO, Brazil
Received 30 December 2011; Accepted 16 June 2012
Academic Editor: Oreste Gualillo
Copyright © 2012 Daniel P. Venâncio 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.
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