Evaluation of the effect of ethanolic extract of Croton zambesicus on the testes of Swiss albino mice

  title={Evaluation of the effect of ethanolic extract of Croton zambesicus on the testes of Swiss albino mice},
  author={D. A. Ofusori and Op Oluwayinka and A. E. Adelakun and S. T. Keji and K. A. Oluyemi and O. A. Adesanya and K. O. Ajeigbe and A. Ayoka},
  journal={African Journal of Biotechnology},
  • D. A. Ofusori, Op Oluwayinka, +5 authors A. Ayoka
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • African Journal of Biotechnology
  • The possible effect of Croton zambesicus administration on vital organs has been less investigated despite its extensive traditional use in tropical Africa. We therefore aim at elucidating the effect of ethanolic extract on the testes. The aqueous fraction of ethanolic leaf extract of C. zambesicus (5 and 10 mg/Kg body weight) was administered to verify its effect on sperm concentration, sperm motility, sperm progessivity, malondialdehyde and catalase activities for a period of five consecutive… CONTINUE READING
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