Metals and male reproduction: The possible mechanisms

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Department of Physiology, Vidyasagar College for Women, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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3. Chandra AK, Sengupta P, Goswami H, Sarkar M. Excessive dietary calcium in the disruption of structural and functional status of adult male reproductive system in rat with possible mechanism. Mol Cell Biochem 2012;364:181-91.  Back to cited text no. 3
4. Sengupta P. Environmental and occupational exposure of metals and their role in male reproductive functions. Drug Chem Toxicol 2013;36:353-68.  Back to cited text no. 4
5. Chandra AK, Sengupta P, Goswami H, Sarkar M. Effects of dietary magnesium on testicular histology, steroidogenesis, spermatogenesis and oxidative stress markers in adult rats. Indian J Exp Biol 2013;51:37-47.  Back to cited text no. 5
6. Sengupta P, Chaudhuri P, Bhattacharya K. Male reproductive health and yoga. Int J Yoga 2013;6:87-95.  Back to cited text no. 6
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7. Sengupta P, Banerjee R. Environmental toxins: Alarming impacts of pesticides on male fertility. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2013. [Epub ahead of print].  Back to cited text no. 7
8. Sengupta P. The Laboratory Rat: Relating its age with humans. Int J Prev Med 2013;4:624-30.  Back to cited text no. 8
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9. Sengupta P, Sahoo S. A Cross Sectional Study to Evaluate the Fitness Pattern among the Young Fishermen of Coastal Orissa. Indian J Pub Health Res Dev 2013;4:171-5.  Back to cited text no. 9
10. Sengupta P. Potential Health Impacts of Hard Water. Int J Prev Med 2013;4:866-75.  Back to cited text no. 10
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11. Dutta S, Joshi KR, Sengupta P, Bhattacharya K. Unilateral and bilateral cryptorchidism and its effect on the testicular morphology, histology, accessory sex organs and sperm count in Laboratory Mice. J Hum Repro Sci 2013;6:106-10.  Back to cited text no. 11
12. Krajewska-Kulak E, Sengupta P. Thyroid function in male infertility. Front Endocrinol 2013;4:1-2.  Back to cited text no. 12