Volume 1 Issue 3

December 2016

Volume 1 Issue 3 

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Research Article

Phermonal Components of Intact Male Mice Preputial Gland in Relation to Flutamide Effects

Merza H. Homady*, Majeed AA

The present study is designed to investigate the effect of 2mg/ml/day of flutamide on the melanocortin -5-recepter (MC5R); total lipid compounds; essential pheromone compounds and histological  structure of the preputial gland of intact male mice after 42 days of treatment. Such treatment is resulted in a significant increase (P<0.01) of MC5R level as compared with the control group. Moreover the total lipid contents did not alter from that of the control, but most of the essential pheromones compounds are disappeared.

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Case Report

Petroclival Canal: A Rare Passage of the Abducens Nerve at the Petroclival Region-Anatomic Variation

Selim Kayaci*, Timur Yildirim, Mustafa Ogden, Ozkan Unal, Bulent Sam, Yilmaz Ucuncu

Petroclival canal (PCC), which occurs as a result of petrosfenoidal ligament (PSL) calsification is a different passage for the abducens nerve path. During performing the anatomic dissection of petroclival region of a the cadaveric specimen, we incidentally noted existence of a bony canal in which abducens nerve was passing through petro-occipital fissure (POF), petroclival canal. This variation was also confirmed by thin sections of computed tomography images.

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