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Protective Effects of Icariin on Nicotine-induced Reproductive Toxicity in Male Mouse

  title={Protective Effects of Icariin on Nicotine-induced Reproductive Toxicity in Male Mouse},
  author={Guochao Ni and Xuhui Zhang and Seth Yaw Afedo and Rong Rui},
Nicotine is a pharmacologically active component of tobacco which adversely affects the male reproductive system and fertility and Icariin (ICA) is the main active ingredient of Epimedium herba which has been used to treat several male reproductive problems. This study was aimed at investigating the protective or ameliorative effect of ICA against reproductive toxicity induced by intraperitoneal injection of nicotine in mice. Forty male mice were randomly divided into 4 groups: control… 

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