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an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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The report noted an increase in sperm count within three months through diet change, but it stated that damage to Sertoli cells was irreparable.
Effect of rosmarinic acid on Sertoli cells apoptosis and serum antioxidant levels in rats after exposure to electromagnetic fields.
There was no difference on the Sertoli cells number among the animals at 90-days-old considering the different experimental groups (Figure 4).
Affected fetuses possess fully functioning Leydig and Sertoli cells, but they cannot convert testosterone to DHT and thus present with variable degrees of undermasculinized external genitalia.
The cells were pelleted and subjected to co-culture of spermatogonial and Sertoli cells for 10 days.
Score 2 is characterized by Sertoli cells only, scoring 3 by spermatogonium, scoring 4 is characterized by low amounts of primary spermatocytes, whereas scoring 5 is dominated by primary spermatocytes.
Additionally, Sertoli cells were found among germinal cells with ovoid and pale nuclei and also conspicuous nucleoli.
Caption: Figure 2: Hematoxylin-eosin (HE) staining, magnification 400x, clear cell cords resembling Sertoli cells.
Although it is not an adipokine, ghrelin, a peptide hormone secreted by the stomach which is increased in obesity, is also present in the whole human testis and more particularly in Leydig and Sertoli cells. Its receptors (growth hormone secretagogue receptor (GHS-R)) have been identified in germ cells [15].
The electron-graph of images of control group showed that Sertoli cells rested on a thin regular basement membrane, and having clear border, euchromatic nuclei and normal cytoplasmic organelles (secretary granules and mitochondria).