Long-term effects of cigarette-smoke exposure on plasma testosterone, luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone levels in male rats


Yardimci S., Atan A., Delibasi T., Sunguroglu K., Guven M.

BRITISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.79, no.1, pp.66-69, 1997 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 79 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1464-410x.1997.28314.x
  • Journal Name: BRITISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.66-69
  • Keywords: smoking, testosterone, follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, Leydig cell, thiocyanate, male rats, ANDROGEN BIOSYNTHESIS, THIOCYANATE, COTININE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives To determine the effects of long-term cigarette smoking on the levels of plasma testosterone, luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) in male adult rats and to examine morphological and histological changes in the testes,