TITLE

Increased Sperm Mitochondrial DNA Content Found in Infertile Patients

PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Fertility Weekly;3/24/2003, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the study on the role of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) in male fertility in France. Presence mtDNA in abnormal sperm; Collection of semen samples from patients recruited from couples presented for semen analysis; Extraction of motile sperm from normal sperm samples.
ACCESSION #
12530194

 

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