publication . Article . 2015

Assessment of Antioxidant Properties of Allium cepa on Serum Antioxidants and Spermatogenesis After Consuming Tartrazine in Rat

Hoseinpouran Manuchehr; Khaki Arash; Nazem Habibollah;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Oct 2015 Journal: Crescent Journal of Medical and Biological Sciences (issn: 2148-9696, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Aras Part Medical International Press
Abstract
Objective: The aim of this study is to assess the antioxidant properties of onion on biochemical serum factors, antioxidants and testicular tissues in Wistar rats after consuming tartrazine. Materials and Methods: Forty male Wistar were divided into four groups of 10. The first group was used as the control group and were given only water without additives, group 2 were given tartrazine, group 3 were given tartrazine plus onion juice and the fourth group which was given only onion juice through gastric gavage. The experiment was conducted for 60 days, then the antioxidant activities superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT), glutathione peroxidase (GPx) and bio...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: Antioxidants, Onions, Tartrazine, Testicular tissue, Water, Medicine, R
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