The effect of Trifolium pratense on spermatogenesis and its acute toxicity (LD50) in mice


BAKIREL T. , KELES O., BOZKURT H. , Ak K.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES, cilt.26, ss.555-559, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.555-559

Özet

Trifolium pratense contains phytoestrogens and thus it has estrogenic activity. Estrogen has an important role in the development of the reproductive system and the maintanence of its function, and for this reason the effect of Trifolium pratense on sperm parameters and spermatogenesis was examined. Furthermore, its acute toxicity was established.