Qun-Wei Cui

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Interest in ion channels as drug targets for contraception has grown with the realization that certain ion channel subunits are located exclusively in sperm. Selective knockdown of ion channel subunits can lead to infertility without ill effects, and selective inhibitors and/or openers of these ion channels could interfere with sperm function. In this(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of sperm kinematic parameters in the hyperactivation of Guinea pig spermatozoa, and to confirm the index of their hyperactivated motility. METHODS Computer-aided sperm analysis (CASA) was used to describe the kinesis parameters of the Guinea pig spermatozoa incubated for 1, 3, 5 and 7 hours. RESULTS The curvilinear(More)
The objective of this study was to investigate the variation of HSP70 mRNA level in dairy cows and relationships of its closely linked microsatellite loci with heat tolerance traits. Blood samples were collected from ten healthy Holstein cows with the same age and milking stage at different temperatures-humid-index (THI) (86.2, high temperature; 70.9,(More)
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