Advances in Bioscience and Bioengineering

Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2015

  • Impairment of Ovarian and Uterine Cellular Architecture, Total Protein Content: A Consequence of Lead Nitrate Induced Increased Free Radical Load

    Seema Rai, Muddasir Basheer, Deepika Acharya, Hindole Ghosh, Pritam Bhattacharya

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 49-55
    Received: 2 September 2015
    Accepted: 16 September 2015
    Published: 28 September 2015
    Abstract: A significant decrease in weight of ovary and oviduct of female rats was noted following lead nitrate administration with a dose 80 mg/kg body weight/day for 28 days. Histomicrogaphs of ovary showed marked inhibition of follicular growth as judged by gradual decrease oocyte size, absence of theca and granulosa layer, resulting absence of graafian f... Show More