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Reproducibility over 5 years of measurements of 6-sulphatoxymelatonin in urine samples from postmenopausal women.

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To assess the appropriateness of a single measurement of urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin (aMT6S) as a marker for long-term exposure to endogenous melatonin in epidemiological studies, we examined the reproducibility of aMT6S in first morning urine voids collected from 40 postmenopausal women. Urine specimens were collected on three different occasions, and the mean time between the first and the third urine sample was 5.1 years. Urinary aMT6S levels were measured by radioimmunoassay and adjusted...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Journal:
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers and prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
Volume:
12
Issue:
8
Pages:
806-808
Publication date:
2003-08-05
EISSN:
1538-7755
ISSN:
1055-9965
URN:
uuid:546841c2-b2eb-4ed3-8ce6-efb92c06efeb
Source identifiers:
13901
Local pid:
pubs:13901

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