Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 2021 Nov 20;176:102379. Epub 2021 Nov 20.
Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine, St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Electronic address:
Background: Ethanol (EtOH) exposure impairs, but docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supports testis functions. This study investigated whether dietary DHA and prenatal EtOH exposure affected fatty acid profiles equally in immature and mature testis during developmental stages.
Methods: Female rats were exposed to ± EtOH (3g/kg BW, twice a day via gavage) throughout pregnancy, while consuming a diet supplemented ± DHA (1. Read More