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Table 2 Effect of Vitamin E and quercetin on follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone and testosterone in lead acetate treated male Wistar rats (Values represent mean ± SEM)

From: Vitamin E and quercetin attenuated the reproductive toxicity mediated by lead acetate in male Wistar

Groups Follicle stimulating hormone (mlU/ml) Luteinizing hormone (mlU/ml) Testosterone (ng/ml)
Control 4.37 ± 0.39a 16.68 ± 0.41a 3.2 ± 0.41a
Vit E 4.01 ± 0.43a 18.20 ± 1.24a 2.8 ± 0.17a
Quercetin 4.60 ± 0.38a 20.45 ± 1.03b 2.8 ± 0.24a
Pb 2.63 ± 0.29b 13.47 ± 0.64b 1.14 ± 0.12b
Pb + Vit E 3.75 ± 0.52a, c 17.82 ± 1.59a, c 2.7 ± 0.14a, c
Pb + Quercetin 4.18 ± 0.39a, c 18.91 ± 1.72a, c 2.2 ± 0.19a, c
  1. Means bearing different superscripts between groups differ significantly at p < 0.05