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Effect of Chronic Noise Stress on Serum Glucose and Lipids and Morphology of Langerhans Islets in Neonatal Rats

Mohammad Ali Mirshekar 1 , Saiedeh Arabmoazzen 2 , * , Kazem Parivar 2 and Alireza Sarkaki 1
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1 Department of Physiology, Physiology Research Center, Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Biology, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Sciences and Researches Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: October 28, 2015, 17 (10); e2188
  • Published Online: October 25, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 2, 2012
  • Accepted: May 22, 2012
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms-2188

To Cite: Mirshekar M A, Arabmoazzen S, Parivar K, Sarkaki A. Effect of Chronic Noise Stress on Serum Glucose and Lipids and Morphology of Langerhans Islets in Neonatal Rats, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2015 ; 17(10):e2188. doi: 10.17795/zjrms-2188.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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