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ea0035p503 | Endocrine disruptors | ECE2014

The reproductive toxicity of butyl benzyl phthalate in male rabbits: the possible protective role of flaxseed

Yousef Mokhtar I , El-Okazy Ahmed M , Kamel Kamel I , El-Ashmony Mohamed A M

The present study was carried out to investigate the reproductive toxicity of butyl benzyl phthalate (BBzP) on semen characteristics, hormones levels (testosterone, LH and FSH), testicular lipid peroxidation and antioxidants enzymes and histological changes in testes in male rabbits for 12 weeks. The flaxseed lignan and its mammalian metabolites have been reported to exert protective effects against diet-related chronic diseases through a variety of mechanisms including phytoe...