The Genetics of Infertility: Current Status of the Field.

  title={The Genetics of Infertility: Current Status of the Field.},
  author={Michelle Zorrilla and Alexander N. Yatsenko},
  journal={Current genetic medicine reports},
  volume={1 4}
Infertility is a relatively common health condition, affecting nearly 7% of all couples. Clinically, it is a highly heterogeneous pathology with a complex etiology that includes environmental and genetic factors. It has been estimated that nearly 50% of infertility cases are due to genetic defects. Hundreds of studies with animal knockout models convincingly showed infertility to be caused by gene defects, single or multiple. However, despite enormous efforts, progress in translating basic… CONTINUE READING
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