Thymoquinone therapy abrogates toxic effect of cadmium on rat testes.

  title={Thymoquinone therapy abrogates toxic effect of cadmium on rat testes.},
  author={Amr A. Fouad and Iyad Jresat},
  volume={47 4},
The protective effect of thymoquinone was investigated against cadmium-induced testicular toxicity in rats. Testicular toxicity was induced by a single intraperitoneal (i.p.) injection of cadmium chloride (2 mg kg(-1) ). Thymoquinone treatment (10 mg kg(-1)  day(-1) , i.p.) was applied for five consecutive days, starting 3 days before cadmium administration. Thymoquinone significantly attenuated the cadmium-induced decreases in serum testosterone, and testicular reduced glutathione and… CONTINUE READING


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