INVESTIGADORES
MERONI silvina Beatriz
congresos y reuniones científicas
Título:
Effects of Glyphosate (G) and Roundup (R) on immature rat Sertoli cell (SC) proliferation.
Autor/es:
GORGA AGOSTINA; RINDONE GUSTAVO MARCELO; CENTOLA CECILIA; PELLIZZARI ELIANA HERMINIA; CAMBEROS MARÍA DEL CARMEN; RIERA MARÍA FERNANDA; GALARDO MARÍA NOEL; MERONI SILVINA BEATRIZ
Lugar:
Mar del Plata
Reunión:
Congreso; LIX Reunión Anual de la Sociedad Argentina de Investigación Clínica; 2019
Institución organizadora:
Sociedad Argentina de Investigación Clínica
Resumen:
A declining trend in human fertility has been described and exposure to xenobiotics, such as herbicides, emerges as a potential cause. We have shown that G and its commercial formulation R alter hematotesticular barrier between neighboring SC, which would partly explain the decrease in reproductive function observed after herbicide exposure. This observation points the SC as a plausible target for G or R effects. In rats, SC proliferation occurs during fetal and postnatal periods up to 15 days of age. As each SC supports a limited number of germ cells, the number reached during proliferative periods will be decisive for spermatogenic capacity. Thus, disruption of any SC proliferative stage would compromise fertility. The aim of this work is to analyze whether exposure to G or R can alter postnatal SC proliferation. SC cultures from 8-day-old rats were treated with 100 ppm of G or R in the absence or presence of FSH, the main SC mitogen. Proliferation was evaluated by BrdU incorporation. It was observed that R, but not G, decreased FSH-stimulated SC proliferation (FSH: 19.8 ± 2.3; FSH + R: 9.7 ± 1.4*, X ± DS, *p