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Table 1 Reproductive-organ weights, seminiferous- tube diameter, and serum testosterone levels in all groups

From: Efficacy of relaxin for cisplatin-induced testicular dysfunction and epididymal spermatotoxicity

ParametersControlCPCP + RLN
Body weight (g)266.7 ± 3.0a209.6 ± 3.0b225.6 ± 4.6c
Testis (mg)1465.3 ± 40.3a1366.6 ± 34.1a1461.7 ± 32.4a
Seminiferous tubular diameter (μm)272.7 ± 3.2a240.1 ± 6.7b265.7 ± 4.1a
Testosterone levels (ng/m1)7.1 ± 1.5a1.0 ± 0.8b9.4 ± 2.6a
Epididymis (mg)296.3 ± 13.1a236.7 ± 14.6b282.3 ± 8.8a
Prostate gland (mg)210.2 ± 38.4a104.6 ± 15.8b116.1 ± 9.9b
Seminal vesicle (mg)628.0 ± 74.4a261.6 ± 37.9b366.4 ± 50.0b
  1. Values are the means ± S.E.M. and values with different letters are significantly different (P < 0.05)