Pro-oxidative and anti-oxidative imbalance in human semen and its relation with male fertility.

@article{Garrido2004ProoxidativeAA,
  title={Pro-oxidative and anti-oxidative imbalance in human semen and its relation with male fertility.},
  author={Nicol{\'a}s Garrido and Marcos Meseguer and Carlos Sim{\'o}n and Antonio Pellicer and Jos{\'e} Remoh{\'i}},
  journal={Asian journal of andrology},
  year={2004},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={59-65}
}
Oxidative stress is a common condition suffered by biological systems in aerobic conditions. Human semen also has its own molecular guard against the free radicals created by normal respiratory process or from immune reactions. The equilibrium of the creation and scavenging of free radicals is mandatory in the spermatozoa to fertilize and initiate a full-term pregnancy. The paper is a systematic review of publications that evaluate oxidative stress in semen. The Cochrane Library, Medline (1966… CONTINUE READING

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