Effects of tributyltin on epididymal function and sperm maturation in mice.

The effects of tributyltin (TBT) on sperm parameters and epididymal function were investigated following oral doses of 0.5, 5 and 50μg/kg every 3 days for 45 days to male KM mouse. The TBT-treated groups showed a significant decrease in sperm counts and a significant increase in sperm abnormality both in a dose-dependent manner. The expression of matrilysin… CONTINUE READING