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Post-natal testicular development is dependent on gonadotrophin and androgen stimulation. Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) acts through receptors (FSHR) on the Sertoli cell to stimulate spermatogenesis while androgens promote testis growth through receptors (AR) on the Sertoli cells, Leydig cells and peritubular myoid cells. In this study we have examined(More)
The effect of the administration of hyperosmotic NaCl (2 ml, 7.8% NaCl, iv) on hemorrhage and vascular permeability changes induced by Bothrops jararaca venom in rats was determined 30 min after venom injection. This treatment given immediately after subcutaneous venom injection significantly reduced the hemorrhagic manifestations by 33%. The increase in(More)
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