Testicular toxicity of chlorpyrifos (an organophosphate pesticide) in albino rat.

@article{Joshi2007TesticularTO,
  title={Testicular toxicity of chlorpyrifos (an organophosphate pesticide) in albino rat.},
  author={Suresh Chand Joshi and Reena Mathur and Nandan Gulati},
  journal={Toxicology and industrial health},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 7},
  pages={439-44}
}
Organophosphates are among the most widely used synthetic insect pesticides. The widespread use of organophosphates has stimulated research into the possible existence of effects related with their reproductive toxic activity. Present study was therefore, undertaken to assess the effects of chlorpyrifos on testes, the main organ of male reproduction. Chlorpyrifos at the dose levels of 7.5, 12.5 and 17.5 mg/kg b. wt./day was administered orally to male rats of Wistar strain for 30 days to… CONTINUE READING
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