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Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity
Volume 2017, Article ID 3405089, 11 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3405089
Research Article

Differential Susceptibility of Germ and Leydig Cells to Cadmium-Mediated Toxicity: Impact on Testis Structure, Adiponectin Levels, and Steroidogenesis

1Department of General Biology, Federal University of Viçosa, 36570-000 Viçosa, MG, Brazil
2Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Structural Biology, Federal University of Alfenas, 37130-001 Alfenas, MG, Brazil
3School of Medicine, Federal University of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys, 39100-000 Diamantina, MG, Brazil
4Department of Basic and Health Sciences, Federal University of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys, 39100-000 Diamantina, MG, Brazil

Correspondence should be addressed to Sérgio L. P. Matta; rb.vfu@attams

Received 4 August 2017; Accepted 25 October 2017; Published 20 December 2017

Academic Editor: Joseph Adeyemi

Copyright © 2017 Marli C. Cupertino et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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