, Volume 33, Issue 12, pp 1665–1666 | Cite as

Antigonadotrophic effect of melatonin in male lizards (Callisaurus draconoides)

  • Mary J. Packard
  • G. C. Packard
Specialia Endocrinologica


Results of a preliminary experiment indicate that injections of melatonin elicit testicular regression in male lizards having maximally recrudesced gonads at the outset of study.


Melatonin Male Lizard Recrudesce Gonad Testicular Regression Antigonadotrophic Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary J. Packard
    • 1
  • G. C. Packard
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Zoology and EntomologyColorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA

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