Superoxide dismutase activity in human follicular fluid after controlled ovarian hyperstimulation in women undergoing in vitro fertilization.

@article{Sabatini1999SuperoxideDA,
  title={Superoxide dismutase activity in human follicular fluid after controlled ovarian hyperstimulation in women undergoing in vitro fertilization.},
  author={Luca Sabatini and Carrie K Wilson and Adrian Michael Lower and Talha Al-Shawaf and Jurgis Gedis Grudzinskas},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1999},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={1027-34}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the activity of superoxide dismutase (SOD) and the total protein concentration in human preovulatory ovarian follicular fluid (FF) in relation to corresponding serum levels and the fertilization capacity of oocytes. DESIGN Prospective, observational study. SETTING Academic-based center for reproductive medicine. PATIENT(S) Twenty-eight female partners of infertile couples, 13 of whom were smokers, undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation for IVF… CONTINUE READING