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Table 4 Histometrical parameters 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 STsD (µm) GEH (µm) TCD (µm) STsLD (µm) TDP (%)
NC 375.53 ± 17.8 b 131.66 ± 13.5 b 20.4 ± 2.44 b 93.39 ± 6.27 b 5.6 ± 1.14 b
DC 204.99 ± 12.3 a 85.17 ± 4.7 a 39.94 ± 2.77 a 67.49 ± 5.73 a 16.2 ± 3.27 a
HESS-100 210.91 ± 14.6 a 87.75 ± 4.7 a 39.72 ± 2.92 a 68.92 ± 6.14 a 15.8 ± 2.39 a
HESS-200 218.73 ± 13.6 a 89.44 ± 2.7 a 36.89 ± 3.59 a 68.115 ± 5.49 a 15.6 ± 4.22 a
HESS-400 230.1 ± 9.4 a 95.9 ± 4.7 a 37.91 ± 2.51 a 69.6 ± 3.66 a 15.6 ± 3.91 a
G 319.66 ± 39.3 b 122.26 ± 7.7 b 26.82 ± 3.17 b 84.17 ± 5.83 b 8.4 ± 2.41 b
G + HESS-200 339.22 ± 27.3 b 127.72 ± 6.6 b 22.46 ± 3.15 b 87.52 ± 7.23 b 7.6 ± 2.97 b
G + HESS-400 356.26 ± 25.25 b 129.63 ± 7.43 b 22.22 ± 4.61 b 89.67 ± 4.28 b 6.8 ± 4.32 b
P-value  < 0.001  < 0.001  < 0.001  < 0.001  < 0.001
  1. STsD (seminiferous tubules diameter), GEH (germinal epithelium height), TCD (testicular capsule diameter), STsLD (seminiferous tubules lumen diameter), TDP (Tubular Degeneration percentage)
  2. a: statistically significant difference with NC group
  3. b: statistically significant difference with DC group