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Effect of hydroalcoholic extract of pumpkin seeds on start of oogenesis and change of hormone-pituitary-ovarian axis in immature rats

@inproceedings{Jahromi2018EffectOH,
  title={Effect of hydroalcoholic extract of pumpkin seeds on start of oogenesis and change of hormone-pituitary-ovarian axis in immature rats},
  author={M Haghighat Jahromi and Hemayatkhah Jahromi and Kargar Jahromi},
  year={2018}
}
Introduction: Pumpkin seed has been used in traditional medicine as a drug for improving sexual function and vigor. We did not find sufficient scientific evidence to support it. The present study was designed to evaluate the effect of hydroalcoholic extract of pumpkin seeds on hormone-pituitary-ovarian axis and oogenesis in immature rats. Materials and Methods: In this experimental study, we used 30 immature female Wistar rats (weight range 100 to 80 g and 35-30 days old) were randomly selected… 

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