Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Seasonal variation in the expression pattern of heat shock protein 70 and 90 in Common carp (Cyprinus carpio) from Karataş Lake, Burdur, Türkiye

Nilgün Kuru; Mustafa Öztop; Emel Demirbağ; Nazlı Ercan

Volume 14, Issue 9 , September 2023, , Pages 471-479

  Organisms have evolved defense mechanisms to protect themselves from stressful conditions. The expression of heat shock proteins is considered a valid indication of protection from the adverse effects of hostile conditions. In this study, we used immunohistochemistry to investigate the seasonal effects ...  Read More

Protective effects of Cornus Mas fruit extract on methotrexate-induced alterations in mice testicular tissue: Evidences for histochemical and histomorphometrical changes in an animal model study

Leila Zarei; Rasoul Shahrooz

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 307-313

  Methotrexate (MTX) as a chemotherapeutic agent, has adverse effects on reproductive organs by enhancing oxidative stress. In this study, the protective effects of Cornus mas fruit extract (CMFE) against MTX side effects were evaluated. Forty-eight mature male NMRI mice were divided into six groups: group ...  Read More

Anatomical and cytohistological study of the pituitary gland in adult turkey

Ramin Jahangirfard; Ali Shalizar; Rasoul Shahrooz; Gholamreza Najafi; Aram Minas

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 159-163

  In order to conduct this study, eight adult turkey heads were obtained. Pituitary glands were harvested following cranial bones removal and examined morphologically and anatomically as well as topographically. Then, tissue sections were prepared and stained using Hematoxylin and Eosin, Alcian blue, orange ...  Read More

Effects of new synthetic cryoprotectant agents on histological characteristics of various classes of vitrified bovine pre-antral follicles

Mohammad Hamed Shahsavari; Gholamali Moghaddam; Hossein Daghigh Kia; Ana Paula Ribeiro Rodrigues

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 9-16

  Previous studies have reported many discrepancies about the best type and concentration of cryoprotective agents (CPAs) and biological variability among various pre-antral follicle classes after cryopreservation of ovarian tissue. The aim of this study was to investigate the impacts of some synthetic ...  Read More

Histomorphometric and immunohistochemical evaluation of angiogenesis in local ischemia by tissue engineering method in rat: Role of mast cells

Saeede Amani; Rasoul Shahrooz; Esmaeil Mortaz; Rahim Hobbenaghi; Rahim Mohammadi; Ali Baradar Khoshfetrat

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 23-30

  The aim of this study was to find a proper method for improvement of ischemic condition in the rat hind limb and also to observe the efficacy of cell engraftment with alginate/gelatin three-dimensional scaffolds. Eighteen male Wistar rats weighing 200 to 250 g were randomly divided into three groups ...  Read More

Tongue structure in the long-eared hedgehog (Hemiechinus auritus): A scanning electron microscopic study

Ali Parchami; Mahdi Salimi; Mehrdad Khosravi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 205-209

  The aim of this study was to investigate the dorsal surface of the long-eared hedgehog tongue using scanning electron microscopy. The tongue of the long-eared hedgehog is rectangular-shaped with an elongated body and a widened root and a marked deep median groove can be seen on its dorsal surface. A ...  Read More

Royal jelly protects male mice against nicotine-induced reproductive failure

Farnam Azad; Vahid Nejati; Ali Shalizar-Jalali; Gholamreza Najafi; Fatemeh Rahmani

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 231-238

  This study evaluated the possible protective effect of royal jelly (RJ) on sperm parameters and sperm malondialdehyde (MDA) concentration and in vitro fertilizing potential in nicotine (NIC) exposed male mice. Thrtiy-six male BALB/c mice were randomly divided into six groups (n = 6). Group 1 received ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Evaluation of intravitreal injection of pentoxifylline in experimental endotoxin-induced uveitis in rabbits

Mohammad Reza Khalili; Amin Hossein Amini; Mohammad Abbaszadeh Hasiri; Effat Baghaei Moghaddam; Masoomeh Eghtedari; Mohammad Azizzadeh; Mousa Zare; Masood Yasemi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 239-244

  The objective of the present study was to investigate the clinical and histopathological effects of intravitreal injection of pentoxifylline (PTX) the management of an experimental model of uveitis. Fifty-two rabbits were divided randomly into six intravitreal treated groups as below: 1) Balanced salt ...  Read More

Antioxidant effects of Spirulina platensis (Arthrospira platensis) on ‎cyclophosphamide-induced testicular injury in rats

Mohammad Afkhami-Ardakani; Shapour Hasanzadeh; Rasoul Shahrooz; Norouz Delirezh; Hassan Malekinejad

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, , Pages 35-41

  Cyclophosphamide (CP) is known to reduce fertility. The protective effects of Spirulina plantesis (SP) against CP-induced testicular toxicity were investigated. Male Wistar rats were categorized into eight groups (n = 7). Four groups of rats were administered CP at a dose of 5 mg in 5 mL distilled water ...  Read More

Effect of chlorpyrifos on sperm characteristics and testicular tissue changes in adult male rats

Mojtaba Babazadeh; Gholamreza Najafi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 319-326

  Chlorpyrifos (CPF) is a broad spectrum organophosphate pesticide used for agricultural health purposes. Its principal mechanism of toxicity is the inhibition of acetylcholinesterase. The purpose of present study was to investigate the effects of CPF on testicular tissue and sperm parameters in male rats. ...  Read More

Ameliorative effects of Achillea millefolium inflorescences alcoholic extract on nicotine-induced reproductive toxicity in male rat: Apoptotic and biochemical evidences

Ameneh Hasanzadeh Khosh; Shapour Hasanzadeh; Ali Shalizar Jalali

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 97-104

  Nicotine (NIC) adversely influences male reproductive system. Achillea millefolium (Achm) as a medicinal plant is highly regarded for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The present study was conducted to assess whether Achminflorescences alcoholic extract could serve as a protective agent ...  Read More

Curcumin-loaded poly lactic-co-glycolic acid nanoparticles effects on mono-iodoacetate -induced osteoarthritis in rats

Firoozeh Niazvand; Layasadat Khorsandi; Mohammadreza Abbaspour; Mahmoud Orazizadeh; Negar Varaa; Mahtab Maghzi; Kheironesa Ahmadi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 155-161

  Curcumin has been found to be very efficacious against many different types of diseases. However, the major disadvantage associated with the use of curcumin is its low systemic bioavailability. In the present study the protective effects of curcumin-loaded poly lactic-co-glycolic acid nanoparticles (nanocurcumin) ...  Read More

Evaluation of the morphological features of the uterine tubes during postnatal development in West African Dwarf goats (Capra hircus)

Clifford Nwabugwu Abiaezute; Innocent Chima Nwaogu; Udensi Maduabuchi Igwebuike

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 1-6

  The objective of this study was to highlight the postnatal development of the uterine tubes of the West African Dwarf goat from birth to 28 weeks of age by gross examination and light microscopy. There was a caudal migration of the paired uterine tubes from behind the paired kidneys at birth to the pelvic ...  Read More