In vitro stimulation of human sperm motility by acetylcarnitine.

@article{Tanphaichitr1977InVS,
  title={In vitro stimulation of human sperm motility by acetylcarnitine.},
  author={Nongnuj Tanphaichitr},
  journal={International journal of fertility},
  year={1977},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={85-91}
}
An increase in motility of ejaculated human spermatozoa was observed after the addition of acetylcaritine or carnitine. Similar results were also obtained in the diluted semen with 25--30% initial motilities. However, indirect evidence suggests that carnitine is converted to acetylcarnitine prior to its stimulatory action. In addition, this stimulation was… CONTINUE READING