Journal of Clinical Medicine Research, ISSN 1918-3003 print, 1918-3011 online, Open Access
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Volume 5, Number 2, April 2013, pages 127-131

Terazosin Treatment Induces Caspase-3 Expression in the Rat Ventral Prostate


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Immunohistochemical expression of caspase-3 in the prostates from (a) control and (b) terazosin-treated rats (magnification × 100). In controls caspase-3 is expressed in epithelial cells weakly and sporadically. In contrast, in terazosin-treated specimens, stronger expression is evident in a significantly larger proportion of epithelial cells, mainly in those detached to the lumen of the acini. The arrows show positive nuclei in caspase-3 expression.


Table 1. Body Weight (BW), Absolute Prostate Weight (APW), and Relative Prostate Weight (RPW) of Terazosin-Treated (Group A) and Control (Group B) Rats (Mean ± Standard Deviation)
BW (g)APW (g)RPW (mg/g)
Group A430 ± 39459 ± 420.61 ± 0.111.28 ± 0.29
Group B418 ± 19490 ± 270.52 ± 0.021.07 ± 0.05