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Effect of rotation on the generation of reactive oxygen species in human semen.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8893099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rotation of semen after liquefaction is a standard procedure in an Andrology laboratory. During rotation under aerobic conditions the semen is exposed to oxygen. Oxygen toxicity induces lipid peroxidation which is responsible for the loss of sperm function. The generation of reactive oxygen species was significantly increased after rotation. This may have a detrimental effect on sperm function during assisted reproduction.
Authors:
C de Jager; M S Bornman; N H Aneck-Hahn; D du Toit; E Viljoen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Andrologia     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0303-4569     ISO Abbreviation:  Andrologia     Publication Date:    1996 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-02-04     Completed Date:  1997-02-04     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0423506     Medline TA:  Andrologia     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  291-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, University of Pretoria, Republic of South Africa.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Chemiluminescent Measurements
Humans
Male
Reactive Oxygen Species*
Semen / metabolism*
Specimen Handling*
Spermatozoa / drug effects*,  metabolism
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Reactive Oxygen Species

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