Sperm viability, apoptosis, and intracellular reactive oxygen species levels in human spermatozoa before and after induction of oxidative stress.

@article{Mahfouz2010SpermVA,
  title={Sperm viability, apoptosis, and intracellular reactive oxygen species levels in human spermatozoa before and after induction of oxidative stress.},
  author={Reda Z Mahfouz and Stefan Simon du Plessis and Nabil Aziz and Rakesh Kumar Sharma and Edmund S. Sabanegh and Ashok Agarwal},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2010},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={814-21}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate sperm viability, incidence of apoptosis, and intracellular basal and induced reactive oxygen species (ROS) in sperm fractions. DESIGN Prospective controlled study. SETTING Center for Reproductive Medicine at a tertiary care hospital. METHOD(S) Liquefied seminal ejaculates (n = 12) prepared by density gradient centrifugation… CONTINUE READING