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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Testicular morphology of adult wistar rats treated with Rudgea viburnoides (Cham.) Benth. leaf infusion
Author: Monteiro, Juliana Castro
Matta, Sérgio Luis Pinto da
Predes, Fabrícia Souza
Paula, Tarcízio Antônio Rego de
Abstract: The present study was carried out to investigate the effects of Rudgea viburnoides infusion on the body biometry and testicular morphometry and stereology of adult Wistar rats. Two groups received the infusion daily at the concentration of 3 or 6 mg/mL for 40 days. The control group received only water. Neither the biometrical parameters nor the tubular diameter and the height of the seminiferous epithelium showed any significant alterations in the treated animals. Leydig cells stereology did not show any significant alterations in the treated animals. These results indicated that R. viburnoides did not cause alterations in body biometry and testicular morphometry.
Subject: Medicinal plant
Congonha-de-bugre
morphometry
stereology
Leydig cell
Editor: Instituto de Tecnologia do Paraná - Tecpar
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S1516-89132012000100013
Address: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1516-89132012000100013
http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1516-89132012000100013
Date Issue: 1-Feb-2012
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