Epigenetics and male reproduction: the consequences of paternal lifestyle on fertility, embryo development, and children lifetime health

@inproceedings{Stuppia2015EpigeneticsAM,
  title={Epigenetics and male reproduction: the consequences of paternal lifestyle on fertility, embryo development, and children lifetime health},
  author={Liborio Stuppia and Marica Franzago and Patrizia Ballerini and Valentina Gatta and Ivana Antonucci},
  booktitle={Clinical Epigenetics},
  year={2015}
}
The correlation between epigenetics and human reproduction represents a very interesting field of study, mainly due to the possible transgenerational effects related to epigenetic modifications of male and female gametes. In the present review, we focused our attention to the role played by epigenetics on male reproduction, evidencing at least four different levels at which sperm epigenetic modifications could affect reproduction: (1) spermatogenesis failure; (2) embryo development; (3) outcome… CONTINUE READING
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