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Table 3 Effect of ICA on testis weight, epididymis weight, sperm number and sperm motility

From: Icariin improves testicular dysfunction via enhancing proliferation and inhibiting mitochondria-dependent apoptosis pathway in high-fat diet and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Group Testis Weight (g) Epididymis Weight (g) Sperm number (×106) Sperm motility (%)
Control 1.735 ± 0.043a 0.7274 ± 0.048a 154.7 ± 21.85a 13.46 ± 3.29a
T2DM 1.228 ± 0.230b 0.3805 ± 0.0656b 31.40 ± 14.20b 4.13 ± 0.91b
Metformin 1.657 ± 0.079a 0.5634 ± 0.0464a 230.7 ± 72.6c 13.10 ± 1.89a
ICA 1.516 ± 0.143a 0.4935 ± 0.0328a 132.6 ± 71.65a 12.27 ± 5.380a
  1. In each column, values assigned with different superscripts indicate significant difference (P < 0.05)