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Table 4 Status of spermatozoa in albino rats

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

Parameter Control Pb Pb + VC Pb + VE Pb + VE + VC
MOTILITY(%) 46.40 ± 1.21 28.20 ± 1.28 a 35.20 ± 0.86 ab 37.60 ± 0.93 ab 43.60 ± 1.03 bcd
COUNT(sperm x10 6 /ml) 53.75 ± 2.24 36.00 ± 1.28 a 44.25 ± 2.04 ab 41.25 ± 1.63 a 45.55 ± 2.18ab
MORPHOLOGY CHANGE (%) 6.00 ± 0.95 21.00 ± 1.38 a 8.80 ± 0.37 ab 11.60 ± 0.75 ab 7.80 ± 0.5 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.