Adverse effects of cadmium exposure on mouse sperm.

  title={Adverse effects of cadmium exposure on mouse sperm.},
  author={Helena Oliveira and Marcello Span{\^o} and Conceiç{\~a}o Santos and Maria de Lourdes Pereira},
  journal={Reproductive toxicology},
  volume={28 4},
The effects of cadmium chloride exposure on sperm functional parameters were evaluated on eight-week-old ICR-CD1 male mice administered with a single s.c. injection of 1, 2 and 3 mg CdCl(2)/kg bw. Groups of animals treated with each dose, as well as their respective controls, were sacrificed after 24h to detect short-term (acute) effects and after 35 days. Sperm cells were collected from the epididymis and several parameters of sperm quality and function were evaluated, namely density… CONTINUE READING

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