Kanedi, Mohammad (2019) Aggressiveness and Libido of Male Mus musculus L. in Ethanol Extract of Red Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roxb. var. Rubrum). Jurnal Ilmiah Biologi Eksperimen dan Keanekaragaman Hayati, 6 (1). pp. 8-14. ISSN 2338-4344

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Residue of paraquat herbicides may cause human health problems. Paraquat causes the hormon testosteron to decline. The hormon testosteron affects aggressive and sexual behavior. It is caused by free radicals in the body. Free radicals can be non-reactive if in the body there are antioxidants that are met. Red ginger as an antioxidant because it has active phenolic compounds, such as arginine, gingerol, shagaol, zingeron, ginggerdiol, and zingiber. Ginger can increase serum testosterone levels. The purpose of this research is to know the effect of red ginger ethanol extract on aggressiveness and libido of male mice induced by paraquat herbicide. This study used a Completely Randomized Design (RAL) consisting of six treatment groups with four replications each. Group P1 as control (aquades), P2 (paraquat at dose 20 mg/kg BM), P3, P4, P5 (paraquat with dose 20 mg/kg BM and red ginger extract at 200 mg/kg BM, 400 mg/kg BM, 600 mg/kg BM) and P6 (red ginger extract at 600mg/kg BM). Paraquat is given 2 times a week for 21 days and red ginger extract is given daily for 35 days. The result of analysis with One-way ANOVA and continued BNT at 5% showed that giving of red ginger ethanol extract can increase aggressive behavior and libido of male mice induced paraquat herbicide.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Fakultas Matematika dan Ilmu Pengetahuan Alam (FMIPA) > Prodi Biologi
Depositing User: Drs.M.Si. Mohammad Kanedi
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2019 07:43
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2019 07:43
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/14975

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