Quantitative analysis of testis structure was performed during early post-natal development in Wistar rats. For this purpose, at 1, 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 60 and 90 days after birth, weights and volumes of testes were recorded and fixed in Bouin's solution. For stereological studies, 5-μm paraffin sections were stained with haematoxylin-eosin. Relative and… (More)
Phthalate esters have been shown to cause reproductive toxicity in both developing and adult animals.
This study was designed to assess long-term effects of maternal exposure to Di (2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate (DEHP) on reproductive ability of both neonatal and adult male offspring.
MATERIALS AND METHODS
60 female rats randomly divided… (More)