Thymoquinone therapy abrogates toxic effect of cadmium on rat testes.

@article{Fouad2015ThymoquinoneTA,
  title={Thymoquinone therapy abrogates toxic effect of cadmium on rat testes.},
  author={Amr A. Fouad and Iyad Jresat},
  journal={Andrologia},
  year={2015},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={
          417-26
        }
}
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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