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Table 1 Effect of pumpkin seed oil on the percentage of sperm parameters in rat administrated with Al2O3-NPs

From: Testicular dysfunction induced by aluminum oxide nanoparticle administration in albino rats and the possible protective role of the pumpkin seed oil

Parameter Experimental groups
Control PSO Al2O3-NPs PSO + Al2O3-NPs
Sperm concentration (× 106 ml−1) 79.05 ± 0.3069 80.85 ± 0.3617 40.13 ± 0.2394ª 59.4 ± 0.3109b
Sperm motility (%) 85.38 ± 0.4479 86.13 ± 0.225 56.8 ± 2.478ª 70.05 ± 0.3571b
Sperm viability (% ) 84.18 ± 0.4131 85.85 ± 0.3524 59.63 ± 0.2394ª 69.98 ± 0.225b
Sperm abnormal forms(%) 6 ± 0.4082 5.5 ± 0.2887 21.5 ± 0.6455ª 12.25 ± 0.25b
  1. aRefers to a significant change from the control rat
  2. bRefers to a significant change from the Al2O3-NP-administrated rat