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Table 3 Hormone profile in the blood sera of albino rats

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

Hormone Control Pb Pb + VC Pb + VE Pb + VE + VC
LH(mIU/L) 1.02 ± 0.05 0.46 ± 0.10 0.86 ± 0.08 1.1 ± 0.26 b 1.04 ± 0.10
FSH(mIU/L) 1.68 ± 0.12 0.68 ± 0.11 a 1.46 ± 0.05 b 1.16 ± 0.05 ab 1.44 ± 0.08 b
TT(nmol/L) 39.00 ± 1.18 9.64 ± 0.52 a 35.60 ± 1.03 b 21.80 ± 1.16 abc 36.40 ± 0.93 bd
  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.