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- Galarza, Rocío Alejandra, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Toxicology 2016 v.353-354 pp. 58-69
- body weight; bone marrow cells; chromatin; enzymes; estrus; follicular development; gene overexpression; genes; histology; oocytes; ovarian follicles; oviducts; ovulation; precipitin tests; puberty; rats; toxicity
- ... In the present study, we investigated the effect of 3-methylcholanthrene (3MC) on sexual maturity and the ability of α-naphthoflavone (αNF) to prevent this action. To this end, immature rats were daily injected intraperitoneally with 3MC (0.1 or 1mg/kg) and/or αNF (80mg/kg). Body weight, vaginal opening and estrous cycle were recorded and ovaries were obtained on the day of estrus. Ovarian weight, ...