Genetic risk factors in male infertility.

  title={Genetic risk factors in male infertility.},
  author={C Krausz and Claudia Giachini},
  journal={Archives of andrology},
  volume={53 3},
The etiopathogenesis of testicular failure remains unknown in about half of the cases and is referred to as "idiopathic infertility". "Idiopathic" testicular failure is of probable genetic origin since the number of genes involved in human spermatogenesis is likely thousands and only a small proportion of them have been identified and screened in infertile men. In parallel with studies aimed to identify mutations with a clear cause-effect relationship in spermatogenesis candidate genes, there… CONTINUE READING
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