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In the past decades, the therapeutic use of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) has been overshadowed by illicit abuse of these drugs by athletes and non-athletes. Since that AAS can affect the reproductive tract, resulting in reproduction and fertilization damages, the purpose of this study was to investigate the nandrolone decanoate (ND) effects,(More)
The study was conducted to analyze the histology of the ovaries of adults rats treated with steroids, and submitted or not to physical effort. The control group consisted of females submitted to physical effort and sedentary females, both of which received a physiological solution of 0.9% saline. Treated females, sedentary or not, received 6 mg/kg of body(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the changes in the caput epididymis following cryptorchidism and orchidopexy. DESIGN Experimental study in a research laboratory. SETTING Reproductive biology research laboratory. ANIMAL(S) Immature male and mature female mice (C57BL/6). INTERVENTION(S) Experimental cryptorchidism and orchidopexy. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S)(More)
Several studies have suggested that propiconazole (PROP) may be an endocrine disruptor; possibly altering the activity of the CYP51 enzyme, which is part of the cholesterol biosynthesis pathway required for the production of sexual steroid hormones. Another PROP effect is inhibition of the aromatase enzyme that converts androgens into estrogens, which could(More)
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