EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
53,214,146
Abstracts:
29,074,682
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

Sperm count and sperm abnormality in male mice after exposure to 2.45 gigahertz microwave radiation






Mutation Research 122(2): 155-162

Sperm count and sperm abnormality in male mice after exposure to 2.45 gigahertz microwave radiation

Adult male mice had the posterior halves of their bodies exposed at 44 W/kg in a waveguide system to 2.45 GHz microwave radiation for 30 min. They were killed sequentially over 10 wk and assessed for decreased sperm count and abnormal sperm morphology. The response in each assay was maximal 2-4 wk after the exposure. This corresponds to microwaves having their greatest effect on spermatids and spermatocytes. Male fertility, assessed as the proportion of normal sperm per epididymis, was compared with results of an earlier study on dominant lethality. Reduced male fertility correlates well with reduced pregnancy rate but less well with pre-implantation survival. While microwaves clearly induced abnormally shaped sperm, those which achieved fertilization cannot have possessed a dominant mutation which would result in the post-implantation death of the embryo.

(PDF 0-2 workdays service: $29.90)

Accession: 006461699



Related references

Sperm count and sperm abnormality in male mice after exposure to 2.45 GHz microwave radiation. Mutation Research 122(2): 155-161, 1983

Role of vitamin C and E on sperm abnormality and sperm count in cadmium treated Swiss mice. Cytologia (Tokyo) 67(1): 47-52, March, 2002

Dominant lethal studies in male mice after exposure to 2.45 gigahertz microwave radiation. Mutation Research 117(3-4): 345-356, 1983

Effect of chronic low-intensity microwave radiation on sperm count, sperm morphology, and testicular and epididymal tissues of rats. Electro- & Magnetobiology 18(2): 133-145, July, 1999

Effect of sorafenib on sperm count and sperm motility in male Swiss albino mice. Journal of Advanced Pharmaceutical Technology & Research 6(4): 165-169, 2015

Maternal exposure to a mixture of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) affects testis histology, epididymal sperm count and induces sperm DNA fragmentation in mice. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 329: 301-308, 2017

Transmission of X-ray-induced reciprocal translocations in normal male mice and in male mice with a reduced sperm count due to translocation homozygosity. Mutation Research 163(2): 181-191, 1986

Effects of Prostaglandin F2α on Sperm Count, Sperm Motility and Fertilizing Capacity in the Male Rabbit. International Journal of Andrology 1(Supplement S2b): 639-648, 1978

Total motile sperm count: a better indicator for the severity of male factor infertility than the WHO sperm classification system. Human Reproduction 30(5): 1110-1121, 2016

The influence of sperm morphology, total motile sperm count of semen and the number of motile sperm inseminated in sperm samples on the success of intrauterine insemination. International Journal of Fertility & Sterility 5(3): 168-173, 2011