MACS Improves IUI Outcome for Patients with Unexplained Infertility

June 2010
Fertility Weekly;6/14/2010, p8
Academic Journal
The article reports on the use of magnetic-activated cell sorting (MACS) which reduces the level of apoptopic markers in sperm and results in better fertilization rates for couples with unexplained infertility (UI) in a research in Taiwan. It states that MACS used for sperm preparation reduces spermatozoa with apoptopic markers, improving the acrosome reaction in couples with UI. It notes that spermatozoa prepared using MACS are showing a reduces level of apoptopic markers.


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