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Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity
Volume 2018, Article ID 9015765, 12 pages
Research Article

Protective Effect of Melatonin against Oxidative Stress-Induced Apoptosis and Enhanced Autophagy in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelium Cells

1School of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
2PhD Program for Cancer Biology and Drug Discovery, College of Medical Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University and Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
3Department of Ophthalmology, Yangming Branch, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
4Department of Optometry, University of Kang Ning, Taipei, Taiwan
5Department of Health and Welfare, College of City Management, University of Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
6Graduate Institute of Metabolism and Obesity Sciences, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
7School of Food and Safety, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
8Nutrition Research Center, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Correspondence should be addressed to Shih-Min Hsia; wt.ude.umt@aishnayrb

Received 14 March 2018; Revised 1 June 2018; Accepted 6 June 2018; Published 5 August 2018

Academic Editor: Mohamed M. Abdel-Daim

Copyright © 2018 Chih-Chao Chang 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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