seminiferous tubule

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any of the numerous long convoluted tubules in the testis which are the sites where spermatozoa mature

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(10,12,20) An additional feature of pre-GCNIS is the expression of stem cell factor (also known as KIT ligand) in the seminiferous tubules having pre-GCNIS; this is also a feature of GCNIS but is absent in maturation delay.
Ameliorative effects of curcumin on the structural parameters of seminiferous tubules and Leydig cells in metronidazole-treated mice: a stereological approach.
Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) is found in interstitial cells, seminiferous tubule and basement membrane, playing a key role in transfer of materials from sertoli cells to germinal cells and growth of the germinal epithelium20.
(A) Seminiferous tubules of control group with normal conjoined germinative epithelial cells and spermatozoa in the lumen.
The data indicated the significantly higher percentage of seminiferous tubules containing MNGCs in the AA-treated group than in the AA+L-cys-treated group (p<0.001), as shown in Table 3.
This finding could have resulted in slight suppression of scrotal circumference growth, testicular weight, length, breadth and spermatogenesis in seminiferous tubules at week 30 after the primary immunization.
The low expression rate of CDC25A in infertile men is the result of the reduction of spermatogenic cycles in the seminiferous tubules and shows that the CDC25 phosphatase contributes to the hyperphosphorylation of M-phase promoting factor (MPF) and CDC25 that are important to complete the meiosis (24).
The positive cells in the tubular compartments were distributed in the spermatogenic cells and Sertoli cells of the seminiferous tubules (Fig.
Type A spermatogonia at the basal lamina of seminiferous tubules, as well as primary spermatocytes in the leptotene and pachytene stages of prophase I, were also observed in the seminiferous epithelium.
Irregular seminiferous tubules and relatively decreased diameter of seminiferous tubules could be observed.
4A) and are histologically constituted of seminiferous tubules which contain spermatogenic cells (Fig.
Objective: To demonstrate the morphological changes in number of seminiferous tubules that are produced by anthracycline doxorubicin on the testes of mice.
Sections were examined for Johnson scoring, diameter of seminiferous tubules, thickness of germinal epithelium.
Thus, diabetic patients have an increase in apoptosis levels within the seminiferous tubules which may be linked to the reduction of steroidogenesis and increase in ROS production.