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Research Article

Cytotoxic Effects of Benzene Metabolites on Human Sperm Function: An In Vitro Study

Table 3

Table shows percent green/red fluorescing spermatozoa in normal and treated semen samples.

Intact DS DNA (% green fluorescing)Denatured SS DNA (% red fluorescing)Effective DNA (%)

Normal86.5 ± 9.214.5 ± 3.373.5
Phenol-hydroquinone treated (30  l)47.6 ± 5.8**63.3 ± 7.5**40.5**
Catechol treated (30  l)55.3 ± 8.4**44.7 ± 6.1**47**

Values are mean SE; .
Effective sperm count = .

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