Spermatogonia cells number Mean of the spermatogonia cells number of all groups are presented in Figure 5. There are no homogeneous subsets. These values were in line with the results of this study and showed no changes between the groups. Environmental pollutants play an essential role in the occurrence of many diseases in males. The Micra is a home microscope kit that allows you to be your own lab tech. Home Articles List Article Information. To evaluate the effects of methanolic seed extract of M.
The most common abnormalities were headless, tailless and curly tailed spermatozoa; their concentrations in the and day test protocol were also similar. Flavonoids have been shown to produce antiandrogenic activity and affect male fertility in dogs Bhargava whereas coumarin, a well-known liver toxicant Born et al. Follicle stimulating hormone, LH: Table of Contents Alerts. The animals were submitted to daily gavage for 70 days and weighed every seven days.
Testicular morphology of male rats exposed to Phaleria macrocarpa (Mahkota dewa) aqueous extract
One of the most prominent changes occurring in the epithelium of the seminiferous tubules on treatment with FA was extensive vacuolation. Reduced body mass, food intake and testes size in response to short photoperiod in adult F rats. Considering its popular application and incipient studies of the reproduction area, the aim of this study was to assess the sperm quality and testicular histomorphometry of Wistar rats supplemented with the extract and fractions of fruits of T. A novel natural inhibitor of extracellular signal-regulated kinases and human breast cancer cell growth. The weight of the reproductive organs, the accessory sex glands, the pituitary gland and other analyzed organs were not significantly different between control and treated groups on both toxicity test protocols Tables I and II. The above said androgenic key enzymes were exerted a significant diminution in extract treated group. Test methods for assessing female reproductive and developmental toxicology.
The group B, C and D rats were treated with 50, and mg kg -1 b. The chronic reproductive test protocols include organ weight data, measures of sperm production and quality, and histopathologic evaluations as some of their major end points. The products derived from olive tree such as olive oil, fruit, and leaves have beneficial compounds such as flavonoids and polyphenol used by native people of the Mediterranean region as a folk medicine to treat many diseases and thereby very interesting worldwide 2. The supernatant was freeze-dried to obtain crystal or powder form of the extract. The weight of the reproductive organs, the accessory sex glands, the pituitary gland and other analyzed organs were not significantly different between control and treated groups on both toxicity test protocols Tables I and II. Antiandrogenic effects of aflavonoid rich fraction of Vitex negundo seeds: Vegetal extract; Spermatogenesis; Leydig cells.