Effects on Sperms’ Quality of Selegiline in Aged Rats
Huba Kalász1, *, Julianna Thuróczy2, Gellért Karvaly3, Lajos Balogh4, István Gyertyán1, Edit Tóth-Molnár5, Ernest Adeghate6, Kornélia Tekes7
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2017
First Page: 138
Last Page: 145
Publisher Id: TOMCJ-11-138
Article History:Received Date: 14/08/2017
Revision Received Date: 2/11/2017
Acceptance Date: 13/11/2017
Electronic publication date: 30/11/2017
Collection year: 2017
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Selegiline is used to treat Parkinsonian patients. Other indications of its use have recently been discovered.
Scouting special and beneficial side effects of selegiline treatment.
Two-year old male Wistar rats were daily treated with 0.25 mg/kg of selegiline s.c. (subcutaneous injection). The rats were sacrificed following a four-weeks’ treatment.
Mass of testes, number of sperms, progressive motility of sperms, and their viability definitely increased.
Selegiline can successfully be used to stop/counterbalance certain symptoms of aging.