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CAFFEINE INCREASES ALCOHOL-INDUCED OXIDATIVE STRESS IN TESTICULAR TISSUES OF SPRAGUE-DAWLEY RATS

  • At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: BOMS, Rewhandamzi (Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Pharmacy, Nigeria)
  • Co-author(s): Rewhandamzi Boms: Pharmacy, Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Nigeria;Pharmacy, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
    Jonah Aprioku: Pharmacy, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Oxidative stress plays a major role in male infertility. Habitual consumption of caffeine and alcohol containing products can potentially affect oxidative balance in the testicular milieu.

    Methods

    Fifty male Sprague-Dawley rats (weight 180-200 g) were randomly divided into ten groups (n=5). Animals were given caffeine (5, 10 or 20 mg/kg),

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Last update 21 September 2019

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