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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2010, Article ID 348919, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2010/348919
Research Article

Effects of Melatonin on Adrenal Cortical Functions of Indian Goats under Thermal Stress

1Neurophysiology Laboratory, Division of Physiology and Climatology, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243122, India
2Scientist, Adaptation Physiology Laboratory, Division of Physiology & Biochemistry, Central Sheep & Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar, Via-Jaipur, Rajasthan 304501, India

Received 26 July 2009; Revised 5 October 2009; Accepted 10 November 2009

Academic Editor: Robert J. Kemppainen

Copyright © 2010 Veerasamy Sejian and Rajendra Swaroop Srivastava. 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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