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Steroid synthesis-dependent, oxygen-mediated damage of mitochondrial and microsomal cytochrome P-450 enzymes in rat Leydig cell cultures.
Group I, normal control rats (Figure 5(a)), shows normal spermatogonia, Sertoli cells, and Leydig cells with accumulation of spermatozoa within the seminiferous tubules.
Table 1: Natural and synthetic chemicals affecting Leydig cell function.
Leydig cells increase their number but decline in steroidogenic function in the adult rat after neonatal hypothyroidism.
Nine additional cases of testicular, sex cord-stromal tumors were evaluated for comparison, including 1 juvenile granulosa cell tumor, 5 Leydig cell tumors, and 3 Sertoli-Leydig cell tumors.
55) The testicular seminiferous epithelium that is responsible for spermatogenesis is more sensitive to the effects of chemotherapy; however, the Leydig cells are more resistant to damage and in certain cases, although secondary sexual characteristics may develop normally, there may be severe impairment of sperm production.
The number of sertoli and leydig cells per testis declines by 40% (22) and 44%, (23) respectively, in elderly males, which may impair spermatogenesis in the elderly.
Complex multilocular cystic lesion of rete testis, accompanied by smooth muscle hyperplasia, mimicking intratesticular Leydig cell neoplasm.
Phthalate-induced testicular dysgenesis syndrome: Leydig cell influence," Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism 20(3): 139-145.