Effect of vitamin E on sperm parameters and DNA integrity in sodium arsenite-treated rats

@inproceedings{Momeni2012EffectOV,
  title={Effect of vitamin E on sperm parameters and DNA integrity in sodium arsenite-treated rats},
  author={Hamid Reza Momeni and Najmeh Eskandari},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of reproductive medicine},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Arsenic as an environmental toxicant is able to exert malformations in male reproductive system by inducing oxidative stress. Vitamin E (Vit.E) is known as antioxidant vitamin. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the harmful effects of sodium arsenite on sperm parameters and the antioxidant effects of Vit.E on sperm anomalies in sodium arsenite treated rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Adult male rats were divided into 4 groups: control, sodium arsenite (8 mg/kg/day… CONTINUE READING