Vitrification induced apoptosis in spermatozoa from fertile and subfertile men

  title={Vitrification induced apoptosis in spermatozoa from fertile and subfertile men},
  author={Tahmineh Peirouvi and Gholamhossein Farjah and Jafar Soleimani Rad and Marefat Ghaffari Novin},
Background: Phospholipids are distributed asymmetrically between inner and outer leaflets of the plasma membrane of live cells. Early during apoptosis, this asymmetry is disrupted and phosphatidylserine becomes exposed on the outside surface of the plasma membrane. There is little information about the effects of vitrification on apoptosis. Objective: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of vitrification on apoptosis of subfertile and fertile men. Materials and Methods: In… CONTINUE READING


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