TITLE

Abnormal Mitochondrial Activity Associated with Defective Sperm Function

AUTHOR(S)
Aitken, R. John
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Fertility Weekly;1/26/2009, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of a study concerning the link between sperm mitochondria and oxidative stress that is present in defective human spermatozoa. It emphasizes that reactive oxygen species (ROS) are harmful by-products of cellular metabolism. The study concludes that the sperm mitochondria make a significant contribution to the oxidative stress experienced by defective human spermatozoa.
ACCESSION #
36317168

 

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