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Table 2 Metal contents in the testes of albino rats

From: Influence of Vitamin C and Vitamin E on testicular zinc content and testicular toxicity in lead exposed albino rats

Metals Control Pb Pb + VC Pb + VE Pb + VE + VC
LEAD (mg/g tissue) 0.0245 ± 0.002 1.256 ± 0.008 a 0.586 ± 0.048 ab 0.840 ± 0.041 abc 0.521 ± 0.011 abd
ZINC (mg/g tissue) 0.541 ± 0.014 0.107 ± 0.012 a 0.233 ± 0.009 ab 0.1401 ± 0.007 ac 0.281 ± 0.007 abcd
  1. Values are expressed as Mean ± S. E. M.
  2. a: Significant with control.
  3. b: Significant with lead only group.
  4. c: Significant with Vitamin C group.
  5. d:Significant with Vitamin E group.
  6. Significant at p < 0.05.
  7. The number of animals in each experimental group was 5.