The Effect of Vegetable Oils on some Physiological Traits in Adult Male Rats

  • Sanya Riadh Abdullah
  • Mohammed Jameel Mohammed

Abstract

The study was conducted in the animal house at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine/ Tikrit University to investigate the effect of different concentrations of four types obtained from Al-Emad oil production company, which is grape seed oil, pumpkin oil, black seed oil and olive oil, with two types of commercial oils obtained from local markets, namely sunflower oil and corn oil, on some physiological characteristics of adult male rats with a number of 28 animal which had been divided in to 7 Groups , each one contained 4 animals. Animals underwent a lightening cycle which has been divided into 12 light hour and 12 dark hour, with a fixed temperature at 25± 2 º C. Animals had been left for one week to be adapted with the new conditions and to be sure of diseases privation. Food and water had been given continuously by oral dosing with sufficient quantities along the period of the process. The results have shown a significant increase in the gained weight of laboratory animals. There is also an increase in the total number of red blood cells, hemoglobin, granulosa cells, lymphocytes and platelets when adding grape seed oil, nigella oil, pumpkin oil and olive oil. And a decrease in the number of white blood cells compared to the addition of sunflower oil and corn oil. There is also an increase in the values of immunoglobulins IgA, IgM, IgE and IgG When adding grape seed oil, pumpkin seed oil, black seed oil and olive oil and a decrease in the values of the liver enzymes (ALT) and (AST) compared to the addition of sunflower oil and corn oil.

Published
Mar 31, 2022
How to Cite
ABDULLAH, Sanya Riadh; MOHAMMED, Mohammed Jameel. The Effect of Vegetable Oils on some Physiological Traits in Adult Male Rats. Tikrit Journal for Agricultural Sciences مجلة تكريت للعلوم الزراعية, [S.l.], v. 22, n. 1, p. 47-52, mar. 2022. ISSN 2664-0597. Available at: <http://tujas.tu.edu.iq/index.php/ph/article/view/567>. Date accessed: 28 may 2022. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.25130/tjas.v22i1.567.