Sandra Yucra

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Country: Peru

Publications

  1. ncbi Effect of different fractions from hydroalcoholic extract of Black Maca (Lepidium meyenii) on testicular function in adult male rats
    Sandra Yucra
    Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Lima, Peru
    Fertil Steril 89:1461-7. 2008
  2. pmc Semen quality in Peruvian pesticide applicators: association between urinary organophosphate metabolites and semen parameters
    Sandra Yucra
    Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Environ Health 7:59. 2008
  3. ncbi Effect of short-term and long-term treatments with three ecotypes of Lepidium meyenii (MACA) on spermatogenesis in rats
    Carla Gonzales
    Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Instituto de Investigaciones de la Altura, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, P O Box 1843, Lima, Peru
    J Ethnopharmacol 103:448-54. 2006
  4. ncbi Lepidium meyenii (Maca) reversed the lead acetate induced -- damage on reproductive function in male rats
    Julio Rubio
    Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Food Chem Toxicol 44:1114-22. 2006
  5. ncbi Semen quality and reproductive sex hormone levels in Peruvian pesticide sprayers
    Sandra Yucra
    Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Int J Occup Environ Health 12:355-61. 2006
  6. pmc Red maca (Lepidium meyenii) reduced prostate size in rats
    Gustavo F Gonzales
    Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 3:5. 2005
  7. doi Dose-response effect of black maca (Lepidium meyenii) in mice with memory impairment induced by ethanol
    Julio Rubio
    Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy and Instituto de Investigaciones de la Altura, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Toxicol Mech Methods 21:628-34. 2011
  8. ncbi Association between biofuel exposure and adverse birth outcomes at high altitudes in Peru: a matched case-control study
    Sandra Yucra
    Instituto de Investigaciones de la Altura, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Int J Occup Environ Health 17:307-13. 2011

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi Effect of different fractions from hydroalcoholic extract of Black Maca (Lepidium meyenii) on testicular function in adult male rats
    Sandra Yucra
    Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Lima, Peru
    Fertil Steril 89:1461-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of different fractions of Black Maca (Lepidium meyenii), obtained from the hydroalcoholic extract, on spermatogenesis...
  2. pmc Semen quality in Peruvian pesticide applicators: association between urinary organophosphate metabolites and semen parameters
    Sandra Yucra
    Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Environ Health 7:59. 2008
    ..We performed a cross-sectional study of associations between dialkylphosphate metabolites of organophosphates and semen quality among pesticide applicators in Majes (Arequipa), Peru...
  3. ncbi Effect of short-term and long-term treatments with three ecotypes of Lepidium meyenii (MACA) on spermatogenesis in rats
    Carla Gonzales
    Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Instituto de Investigaciones de la Altura, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, P O Box 1843, Lima, Peru
    J Ethnopharmacol 103:448-54. 2006
    ..In conclusion, there were differences in the biological response of the three ecotypes of Maca (Yellow, Red and Black). Black Maca appeared to have more beneficial effect on sperm counts and epididymal sperm motility...
  4. ncbi Lepidium meyenii (Maca) reversed the lead acetate induced -- damage on reproductive function in male rats
    Julio Rubio
    Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Food Chem Toxicol 44:1114-22. 2006
    ..Maca prevented LA-induced spermatogenic disruption in rats and it may become in a potential treatment of male infertility associated with lead exposure...
  5. ncbi Semen quality and reproductive sex hormone levels in Peruvian pesticide sprayers
    Sandra Yucra
    Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Int J Occup Environ Health 12:355-61. 2006
    ..These findings provide further evidence that occupational exposures to OP pesticides adversely affect semen quality and sex hormones...
  6. pmc Red maca (Lepidium meyenii) reduced prostate size in rats
    Gustavo F Gonzales
    Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 3:5. 2005
    ..The absolute content of glucosinolates in Maca hypocotyls is relatively higher than that reported in other cruciferous crops. Therefore, Maca may have proapoptotic and anti-proliferative effects in the prostate...
  7. doi Dose-response effect of black maca (Lepidium meyenii) in mice with memory impairment induced by ethanol
    Julio Rubio
    Department of Biological and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy and Instituto de Investigaciones de la Altura, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Toxicol Mech Methods 21:628-34. 2011
    ..Correlation analyses showed that the effect of BM a dose-dependent behavior. Finally, BM improved experimental memory impairment induced by ethanol in a dose-response manner due, in part, to its content of polyphenolic compounds...
  8. ncbi Association between biofuel exposure and adverse birth outcomes at high altitudes in Peru: a matched case-control study
    Sandra Yucra
    Instituto de Investigaciones de la Altura, Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Int J Occup Environ Health 17:307-13. 2011
    ..The use of biofuel for cooking was found to be strongly associated with increased risks of LBW, but was not significantly linked to preterm births...