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Effect of Hypercholesterolaemia on Testicular Function and Sperm Physiology

  title={Effect of Hypercholesterolaemia on Testicular Function and Sperm Physiology},
  author={Kenji Shimamoto},
  journal={Yonago Acta Medica},
  • K. Shimamoto
  • Published 1 March 1998
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Yonago Acta Medica
The effect of hypercholesterolaemia on testicular endocrine and exocrine function was evaluated. Furthermore, the influence of hypercholesterolaemia on sperm quality, quantity, and fertilizing potential was appreciated. Eight mature rabbits (group A) were fed chow containing 3% cholesterol for 12 weeks. An additional six rabbits (group B) were fed normal chow for the same period. At the end of the experimental period hormonal profiles and sperm parameters were evaluated. In addition, the sperm… 

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