TITLE

An orange a day helps to keep sperm OK

AUTHOR(S)
Bradley, D.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;3/14/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1812, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on research at the University of California at Berkely that has found vitamin C, ascorbic acid, protects DNA in sperm and so could reduce the risk of offspring inheriting genetic faults. Main culprit in damaging the DNA in sperm; How this was demonstrated; Why sufficient dietary ascorbic acid could be crucial to smokers.
ACCESSION #
9203303988

 

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