Paraquat and sperm cells

Jim Cummins cummins at possum.murdoch.edu.au
Wed Jan 31 03:04:37 EST 1996


Paraquat is a free radical generator and mutagenic agent.  Does anyone 
know if it affects sperm cells in culture?
There's a report of it affecting spermatogenesis and sperm head shape: 
Rios et al Mutation Research - Fundamental & Molecular Mechanisms of 
Mutagenesis 1995 Apr;328(1):113-118

Jim Cummins, Associate Professor in Veterinary Anatomy, 
Murdoch University, Western Australia 6150.  
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