TITLE

Correlation with Semen Apoptotic M540 Body Levels

AUTHOR(S)
Baldi, E.
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Fertility Weekly;3/18/2013, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study conducted in Italy which aims to determine the link between semen apoptotic M540 bodies and semen quality. It reveals that higher M450 body semen levels are significantly linked with testis abnormalities in infertile men. It notes that semen may possess round anucleated elements of variable dimensions called M450 because they can be stained with merocyanin.
ACCESSION #
86133463

 

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