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Quercetin inhibits human sperm functions by reducing sperm [Ca2+]i and tyrosine phosphorylation.

  title={Quercetin inhibits human sperm functions by reducing sperm [Ca2+]i and tyrosine phosphorylation.},
  author={Xiaolei Liang and Zhili Xia and Jie-xi Yan and Yiqing Wang and Shilong Xue and Xuehong Zhang},
  journal={Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences},
  volume={29 6 Suppl},
Quercetin is widely known as potent natural antioxidant and scavenger of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and nitric oxide both in vitro and in vivo. Quercetin has a wide range of biological functions and health-promoting effects. There are more and more interests in the addition of this flavonol to various traditional food products. However, the in vitro toxicity of quercetin to mature human sperm remains unknown. In this study, we investigated the in vitro effects of quercetin on human sperm… 

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