Dependence of testicular germ cells on hormones: a quantitative study in hypophysectomized testosterone-treated rats.

@article{Chowdhury1979DependenceOT,
  title={Dependence of testicular germ cells on hormones: a quantitative study in hypophysectomized testosterone-treated rats.},
  author={A K Chowdhury},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  year={1979},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={331-40}
}
Quantitative analysis of spermatogenesis was used to investigate the dependence of testicular germ cells on hormones in Sprague-Dawley rats. Adult hypophysectomized rats were given daily injections of testosterone propionate (TP) for 30 days. Intact and hypophysectomized control rats received vehicle only. Spermatogonia were classified as undifferentiated or differentiated, using established criteria suitable for morphological identification on periodic acid-Schiff's-haematoxylin stained… CONTINUE READING

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