Effect of insulin-like growth factor-1 on apoptosis of rat testicular germ cells induced by testicular torsion


OZKURKCUGIL C., YARDIMOGLU M., DALCIK H., Erdogan S. , GOKALP A.

BJU INTERNATIONAL, vol.93, no.7, pp.1094-1097, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 93 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1464-410x.2004.04787.x
  • Title of Journal : BJU INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1094-1097

Abstract

To investigate the possible protective role of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1, reported to have a protective effect in experimental models of hypoxic ischaemia), and the involvement of apoptotic cell death in a model of torsion/detorsion of the rat testis.