Optimal Threshold for Endogenous ROS Content

Bordin, Luciana
March 2012
Fertility Weekly;3/26/2012, p1
Academic Journal
The article reports that researchers in Spain have developed optimal threshold for correct reactive oxygen species (ROS) content and a ROS-related classification of sperm. It is said that excess ROS generation is related to infertility, and apoptotic and necrotic sperm. The discussed study, conducted by researcher G. Dona and associates, analyzed the effect of altered endogenous ROS production on Tyr-phosphorylation (Tyr-P), acrosome reaction (AR), and cell viability during sperm capacitation.


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