Carnitines and male infertility.


L-Carnitine (LC) and acetyl-L-carnitine (ALC) are highly concentrated in the epididymis and play a crucial role in sperm metabolism and maturation. They are related to sperm motility and have antioxidant properties. The objective of this review is to summarize the multiple roles played by LC and ALC in male reproduction, and to highlight their limitations… (More)


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@article{Agarwal2004CarnitinesAM, title={Carnitines and male infertility.}, author={Ashok Agarwal and Tamer Said}, journal={Reproductive biomedicine online}, year={2004}, volume={8 4}, pages={376-84} }