Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Red Palm Oil Attenuates Lead Acetate Induced Testicular Damage in Adult Male Sprague-Dawley Rats

Table 1

The Mean ± SEM of body weights of the rats and % body weight difference of the groups and seminal fluid analyses parameters.

Group IGroup II Group IIIGroup IV

Body weight (g)
 Initial weight204.38 ± 5.74121.80 ± 8.14151.70 ± 3.82118.90 ± 7.07
 Final weight210.50 ± 5.46103.20 ± 7.55134.94 ± 4.08138.70 ± 6.78
 Weight difference (%)+6.12 (2.99)−18.60 (15.2)−16.76 (11.05)+19.80 (14.28)
Sperm count (×106)78.00 ± 7.815.70 ± 7.432.30 ± 3.334.90 ± 4.2
Motility grading (%)
 Rapid progressive84.0 ± 1.026.0 ± 7.7564.0 ± 5.1066.0 ± 6.78
 Slow progressive8.0 ± 2.012.0 ± 2.016.0 ± 4.022.0 ± 3.7
 Nonprogressive5.0 ± 0.027.0 ± 5.811.0 ± 3.87.0 ± 1.2
 Dead5.0 ± 0.032.0 ± 3.27.0 ± 5.85.0 ± 0.0
Morphology assessment (%)
 Normal79.0 ± 2.9240.0 ± 7.0746.0 ± 2.4552.0 ± 3.74
 Head defect10.0 ± 2.2442.0 ± 2.0040.0 ± 3.1638.0 ± 3.73
 Tail defect6.0 ± 1.007.0 ± 1.236.0 ± 1.005.0 ± 0.0
 Middle piece defect5.0 ± 1.011.0 ± 5.156.0 ± 0.05.0 ± 1.0

Values with the same superscripts on the same row are statistically significant at value <0.05 ().