Impact of L-carnitine and Selenium Treatment on Testicular Apoptosis in Rats Exposed to 2.45 GHz Microwave Energy


SAYGIN M., Caliskan S., Ozguner M. F. , GÜMRAL N., ÇÖMLEKÇİ S., KARAHAN N.

WEST INDIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.64, no.2, pp.55-61, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.7727/wimj.2014.205
  • Journal Name: WEST INDIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.55-61
  • Keywords: Apoptosis, L-carnitine, selenium, spermatogenesis, testes, Wi-Fi, GERM-CELL APOPTOSIS, ELECTROMAGNETIC-FIELD, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, OXIDATIVE STRESS, MALE-INFERTILITY, CASPASES, TESTIS, DEATH, SPERMATOGENESIS, SPERMATOZOA
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: It has been suggested that electromagnetic radiation (EMR) by wireless devices (2.45 GHz) induces testicular apoptosis. We investigated if supplemental selenium (Se) and L-carnitine may reduce this adverse effect.