Genetic susceptibility to male infertility: news from genome‐wide association studies

  title={Genetic susceptibility to male infertility: news from genome‐wide association studies},
  author={K. I. Aston},
  • K. Aston
  • Published 1 May 2014
  • Biology
  • Andrology
A thorough understanding of the genetic basis of male infertility has eluded researchers in spite of significant efforts to identify novel genetic causes of the disease, particularly over the past decade. Approximately half of male factor infertility cases have no known cause; however, it is likely that the majority of idiopathic male factor infertility cases have some unidentified genetic basis. Well‐established genetic causes of male infertility are limited to Y chromosome microdeletions and… 
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