Intracellular Ca<sup>2+</sup> release by colostral phagocytes from diabetic mothers pre-treated or not with 8-(Diethylamino) octyl-3,4,5-trimethoxybenzoate hydrochloride (TMB-8) and stimulated with melatonin (MLT).

<p>Cells were stained with Fluo-3, and immunofluorescence analyses carried out by flow cytometry (FACScalibur, Becton Dickinson, USA).</p>