Effect of ibuprofen in vivo and in vitro on the sperm quality of the striped catfish Pseudoplatystoma magdaleniatum

This study aimed to evaluate the impact of different concentrations of ibuprofen on sperm quality, both in vivo and in vitro, of the striped catfish Pseudoplatystoma magdaleniatum, and analyze its effects on the reproduction of this critical extinction endangered species

Sara E. Gallego-Ríos; Víctor Julio Atencio-García; Gustavo Antonio Peñuela


Scholarcy highlights

  • Because ibuprofen is a high consumption drug, which has the waters as its final destination, causing alterations in the aquatic environment, in fish
  • Official Journal of the European Union Directive 2010/63/EU of the European Parliament and of The Council of September 22, 2010 on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes
  • The fish used for the study were caught with the authorizations required by current regulations, Framework Permit issued by the Autoridad Colombiana de Licencias Ambientales in Resolution 1461 of December 3, 2014
  • The number of samples was determined based on the considerations of the Ethics Committee for Animal Experimentation of the Universidad de Antioquia, Act 89 of May 29, 2014
  • All animal experiments were conducted according to Directive 2010/63/EU of the European Parliament
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