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Title Human spermatozoa : maturation, capacitation and abnormalities / Thomas Lejeune and Pascal Delvaux, editors
Published New York : Nova Biomedical Books, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 545 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Human reproductive system--anatomy, roles, and disorders series
Human reproductive system--anatomy, roles, and disorders series.
Contents Concern about the possible seminal quality decline in world male population / Andrea Giannotti Galuppo and Roseli Fernandes Gonçalves -- Sperm in seropositive males for HIV or HCV / Nicolás Garrido [and others] -- The heterochromatic component of the human Y chromosome : a genetic wasteland or something more? : suggestions from the fruitfly / Roberto Piergentili -- Maintenance of the cryopreserved sperm in the fertility clinic is a risky task : a precautionary note for the clinics / Amjad Hossain and John Phelps -- Integrins in human spermatozoa : their role in the fertilization process / Roseli Fernandes Gonçalves, Andrea Giannotti Galuppo, and Valquiria Hyppolito Barnabe -- Heavy metal contaminants and male reproductive health / Debjani Nath -- Interactions between visible light and sperm cells / Rachel Lubart -- Energy consumption in semen due to protein glycosylation in poorly-controlled diabetes mellitus / Viroj Wiwanitkit -- Spermatozoa in zero gravity space : a new concern / Viroj Wiwanitkit -- Estrogen usage in gay : effect on spermatozoa? / Viroj Wiwanitkit
Sperm nuclear maturation : a basic and clinical approach / Ali Reza (A.R.) Talebi -- Sperm capacitation : physiology, molecular mechanisms, and relevance for fertilization / Rita de Cássia da Silveira e Sá -- Role of the human sperm proteasome during capacitation and the acrosome reaction : interaction with protein kinases and phosphatases / Janetti Signorelli, Emilce S. Diaz, and Patricio Morales -- Development and maturation of human germ cells and disorders of those processes in childhood / Zivkovic Dragana and Hadziselimovic Faruk -- Family planning, male contraception and reproductive health / Daulat R.P. Tulsiani -- Effects of the seminal plasma proteins semenogelin (SEMG)/seminal vesicle secretion 2 (SVS2) on sperm fertility / Kaoru Yoshida, Teruaki Iwamoto, and Manabu Yoshida -- Gene therapy for male infertility; potential and limitation / Yoshiyuki Kojima [and others] -- Capacitation and acrosome reaction / Fábio F. Pasqualotto, Luana Venturin Lara, and Eleonora Bedin Pasqualotto -- Impaired function of the spermatozoa : links with mycoplasmal and chlamydial infections / Francisco Javier Díaz-García, Saul Flores-Medina, and Silvia Giono-Cerezo -- Clinic management of men with macrocephalic sperm head syndrome / Kahraman Semra and Z.N. Candan -- Mitochondria and spermatozoa / Pascale May-Panloup, Yves Malthiery, and Pascal Reynier -- Recent insights into spermatozoa development and ultrastructure in the eucestoda / Magdaléna Brunanská -- The use of pentoxifylline for triggering the movement of testicular sperm before their use in intracytoplasmic sperm injection in men with azoospermia / Borut Kovacic, Veljko Vlaisavljevic -- Sperm-induced oocyte activation / Elisabetta Tosti and Yves Ménézo -- DNA integrity and mRNA expression profile as indicators of sperm quality and assisted reproduction outcome / Marcos Meseguer [and others]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Spermatozoa.
Sperm Capacitation -- physiology.
Spermatozoa -- physiology.
Spermatozoa -- ultrastructure.
Form Electronic book
Author Delvaux, Pascal, 1975-
Lejeune, Thomas.
ISBN 1614700605 (electronic bk.)
9781614700609 (electronic bk.)