Zdenka Ulcova-Gallova

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Infertility affects approximately 10% of couples at reproductive age. Semen constituents may be potential immunogenic structures for women. The aim of our work is to detect and identify sperm proteins interacting with serum IgG antibodies from women with fertility disorders. The biochemical characterization of sperm antigens was performed using one and two(More)
Female patients in reproductive age with systemic lupus erythematosus and fertility complications together are observed by rheumatologists, gynecologists, and reproductive immunologists. The paper notes the presence of autoantibodies to zona pellucida, to phospholipids (phosphatidyl serine, phosphatidyl ethanolamine, phosphatidyl inositol, phosphatidyl(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Anti-sperm antibodies in can markedly reduce the likelihood of natural conception. The etiology of this anti-sperm immunity in human females is unknown. We compared the cytokine response of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) from infertile patients with or without anti-sperm antibodies (ASA) and fertile women. (More)
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