Table 1: Comparisons of parameters of the testicular health.

Testicular weight (g)Epididymal weight (g)Germinal cell layer thickness (μm)Diameter of seminiferous tubules (μm)Serum testosterone (ng/ml)

Normal control1.62 ± 0.190.68 ± 0.0373.22 ± 6.34297.34 ± 4.332.48 ± 0.41
Androgen-dep. control1.09 ± 0.060.40 ± 0.0842.19 ± 2.69251.16 ± 3.621.28 ± 0.34
Androgen-dep. 2001.15 ± 0.170.45 ± 0.0652.46 ± 3.92271.31 ± 1.361.32 ± 0.52
Androgen-dep. 4001.30 ± 0.050.59 ± 0.0169.86 ± 7.10280.14 ± 8.321.72 ± 0.13

Data show the mean ± s.d. analysis of variance test. Significant statistical difference () compared with the normal control group. Significant statistical difference () compared with the androgen-deprived control group.