Molecular markers of human sperm functions.

  title={Molecular markers of human sperm functions.},
  author={Monica Muratori and Michaela Luconi and Sara Marchiani and Gianni Forti and Elisabetta Baldi},
  journal={International journal of andrology},
  volume={32 1},
Fertilization is a stepwise process that allows two mature gametes to reach each other, fuse and eventually give rise to a new individual. Despite the tremendous importance of reproduction for species development and maintenance, fertility is decreasing worldwide, with peaks in western countries. It is estimated that about 7% of men experiences problems in conceiving a child because of sperm defects. In such a situation, understanding which are the essential sperm players in each of the steps… CONTINUE READING


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