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Table 3 Spermatogenesis indices in the study groups

From: Evaluation of testicular glycogen storage, FGF21 and LDH expression and physiological parameters of sperm in hyperglycemic rats treated with hydroalcoholic extract of Securigera Securidaca seeds, and Glibenclamide

Groups TDI (%) SI (%) RI (%)
NC 90.7 ± 2.5 b 94.1 ± 3.0 b 94 ± 2.6 b
DC 60.9 ± 3.3 a 49.9 ± 3.3 a 55 ± 2.7 a
HESS-100 64 ± 3.2 a 51.1 ± 2.7 a 58.2 ± 1.4 a
HESS-200 68.4 ± 1.7 a 57.2 ± 2.5 a 59.3 ± 1.5 a
HESS-400 72.8 ± 2.5 b 62.9 ± 2.7 b 63.7 ± 3.0 b
G 81.4 ± 3.0 b 78.9 ± 2.1 b 82.6 ± 4.5 b
G + HESS-200 88 ± 2.1 b 88.8 ± 3.1 b 89 ± 1.8 b
G + HESS-400 89.2 ± 2.2 b 90.4 ± 1.8 b 89.5 ± 2.7 b
P-value  < 0.001  < 0.001  < 0.001
  1. TDI (Tubular Differentiation Index), SI (Spermatogenesis Index) and RI (Repopulation Index)
  2. a: statistically significant difference with NC group
  3. b: statistically significant difference with DC group