Non-invasive genetic diagnosis of male infertility using spermatozoal RNA: KLHL10 mutations in oligozoospermic patients impair homodimerization.

@article{Yatsenko2006NoninvasiveGD,
  title={Non-invasive genetic diagnosis of male infertility using spermatozoal RNA: KLHL10 mutations in oligozoospermic patients impair homodimerization.},
  author={Alexander N. Yatsenko and Angshumoy Roy and Ruihong Chen and Lang Ma and Lata J Murthy and Wei Yan and Dolores J. Lamb and Martin M. Matzuk},
  journal={Human molecular genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 23},
  pages={
          3411-9
        }
}
Infertility affects an estimated 7% of men worldwide, nearly a quarter of whom are diagnosed as idiopathic. The genetic etiologies of idiopathic male infertility are unknown, partly due to lack of simple diagnostic techniques. Moreover, the transmission risk of such genetic defects to offspring born from assisted reproductive techniques is increasingly becoming a concern for physicians and infertile couples. We explored the feasibility of obtaining full-length mRNAs from transcriptionally inert… 

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