Vol. 23 (3) 2002 Neuro endocrinology letters

Hypoxia alters testis development in neonatal rats.

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of continued hypoxia on postnatal development of the rat testis.

DESIGN: Wistar rats were exposed to simulated hypoxia from birth to postnatal day (PND) 45. Testosterone (T) in the plasma and the testis was measured in rats at PND 3, 7, 14, 21, 28, 35 and 45 respectively. Tes.....