publication . Article . 2015

Effect of Piper betel leaf stalk extract on protein metabolism in reproductive tissues of male albino rats

V Vengaiah; A Govardhan Naik; C Changamma;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2015 Journal: Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction (issn: 2305-0500, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
Article history: Received 18 July 2014 Objective: To know the impact of Piper betel leaf stalk (P. betel) extract on Protein and energy metabolism and its role in male albino rats. Methods: Healthy adult (3-4 months old) male Wistar strain albino rats were administered with betel leaf stalk extract, at the dose of 50 mg/ kg/day through oral gavages for 15 days. Twenty four hours after the last dose, the animals were autopsied. In order to assess antifertility effect in testis, epididymis, seminal vesicle and prostate gland, estimation of total, soluble and structural proteins, free amino acids and DNA, RNA were undertaken. Results: The accumulation in proteins i...
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free text keywords: Betel leaf stalk, Proteins, Free amino acids, Antifertility, Spermatogenesis, Anti-androge, Medicine, R, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Plant Science, Animal Science and Zoology, General Veterinary, Reproductive Medicine, Piper, biology.organism_classification, biology, Sertoli cell, medicine.anatomical_structure, Protein metabolism, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Prostate, Epididymis, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Seminal vesicle, Endocrinology, Betel
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publication . Article . 2015

Effect of Piper betel leaf stalk extract on protein metabolism in reproductive tissues of male albino rats

V Vengaiah; A Govardhan Naik; C Changamma;