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Effects of Consumption of Caged and Un-Caged Chicken Meat on Ovarian Health of Female Wistar Rats

Effects of Consumption of Caged and Un-Caged Chicken Meat on Ovarian Health of Female Wistar Rats

Saara Ahmad1,*, Iftikhar Ahmed2, Saida Haider3, Zehra Batool3, Fatima Ahmed4, Saiqa Tabassum3,6, Syeda Madiha3, Tahira Perveen3 and Saad Bilal Ahmed5

1Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
2Department of Biochemistry, Baqai Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan
3Neurochemistry and Biochemical Neuropharmacology Research Unit, Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
4Department of Opthalmology, Liaquat National Hospital and Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
5Department of Geriatrics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
6Department of Biochemistry, Barrett Hodgson University, Karachi, Pakistan

*      Corresponding author: saara_ahmad@hotmail.com; 

saara.muddasir@aku.edu

 

Fig. 1.

Effects of different diets on plasma cholesterol (A), progestril (B), estradiol (C) and androgen (D) levels. Values are mean±SD; **p<0.01.

Fig. 2.

Effects of different diets on weight of ovaries following six weeks of treatment. Values are mean±SD; **p<0.01.

Fig. 3.

Histopathological examination of ovary samples showing the presence of cysts in caged chicken meat treated animals (A), misrograph of ovary section of control (B), uncaged chicken meat treated rats (C), raw spinach treated rats (D) and soybean treated animals (E) showed normal ovarian cells.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

February

Vol. 50, Iss. 1, Pages 1-400

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