Seminal fluid and fertility in women.

@article{Robertson2016SeminalFA,
  title={Seminal fluid and fertility in women.},
  author={Sarah A Robertson and David J Sharkey},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2016},
  volume={106 3},
  pages={
          511-9
        }
}
Seminal fluid is often viewed as simply a vehicle to carry sperm to fertilize the oocyte, but a more complex function in influencing female reproductive physiology is now evident. Remarkably, seminal fluid contains soluble and exosome-born signaling agents that interact with the female reproductive tract to prime the immune response, with consequences for fertility and pregnancy outcome. Experiments in rodent models demonstrate a key role for seminal fluid in enabling robust embryo implantation… CONTINUE READING
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