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Table 5 Sperm morphology

From: Vitamin C partially attenuates male reproductive deficits in hyperglycemic rats

Groups Normoglycemic
(n = 10)
Hyperglycemic
(n = 10)
Hyperglycemic + vitamin C (n = 9)
Head isolated 4.70 ± 0.52 a 20.00 ± 3.60 b 14.00 ± 2.60 ab
Head without curvature 1.40 ± 0.30 a 3.80 ± 0.73 b 1.30 ± 0.36 a
Tail isolated 2.30 ± 0.65 a 11.00 ± 3.06 b 7.71 ± 1.15 ab
Normal sperm 91.30 ± 1.03 a 65.30 ± 5.05 b 77.30 ± 2.24 b
  1. Values expressed as mean ± SEM. a, b Different letters indicate groups that differ statistically (p < 0.05). ANOVA test, with the post hoc Tukey test.