publication . Article . 2014

The effects of phytoestrogens Matricaria recutita on growth, maturation of oocytes in the three spot gourami (Trichogaster trichopterus)

Naji, T.; Hossenzadeh Sahafi, H.; Saffari, M.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
Chamomile is a rich source of phytoestrogens; these compounds have antioxidant, anticancer. In this study, the effects of chamomile on growing oocytes in immature female gourami fish were examined. Thus 60 immature female gourami fish with an average weight of 2-3 g of 6-treated group were analyzed. Treatments in a completely randomized experimental design with a dose of chamomile (10-20-30-50 mg/kg fish) along with control (no injection) and ethanol control (solvent injection) and with three replicates were tested. The fish adaptation to the environment lasted 3 days. The extract injections were done for 20 days, in 10 periods, every other day. In order to hist...
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free text keywords: Aquaculture, Biology, Aquaculture, Biology, Matricaria recutita, Trichogaster trichopterus, Gonadal index, phytoestrogen, growth, three spot gourami, Iran
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1- Phamaceutical Sciences Branch, Islamic Azad Uniersity, Tehran, Iran.

2- Iranain fisheries Research Organization, Tehran, Iran.

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