Skip to main content

Table 2 Serum concentration of reproductive hormones of the experimental groups of rats

From: Effect of Thymus vulgaris leaf extract on cadmium-induced testicular toxicity in rats

Groups FSH (ng/dl) LH(ng/dl) Testosterone(ng/dl)
A (Control) 2.77 ± 0.15a 0.35 ± 0.05a 5.47 ± 0.48a
B ( CdCl2) 0.70 ± 0.21b 0.19 ± 0.02b 2.13 ± 0.18b
C (TVE only) 3.03 ± 0.20a 0.34 ± 0.03a 4.77 ± 0.43a
D (CdCl2 + TVE) 1.03 ± 0.29b 0.16 ± 0.03b 2.77 ± 0.20b
  1. Values are Mean ± S.E.M, n = 8; ng/dl, nanogram per decilitre; TVE, Thymus vulgaris extract; CdCl2, Cadmium chloride; LH, luteinizing hormone; FSH, follicle stimulating hormone. Mean values bearing different superscripts in the same column differ significantly at p ≤ 0.05