Reactive oxygen species production by the spermatozoa of patients with idiopathic infertility: Relationship to seminal plasma antioxidants


Alkan I. , Simsek F. , Haklar G., Kervancioglu E., Ozveri H., Yalcin S., ...More

JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.157, no.1, pp.140-143, 1997 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 157 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0022-5347(01)65307-2
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.140-143
  • Keywords: infertility, male, testis, semen, reactive oxygen species, SPONTANEOUS LIPID-PEROXIDATION, SUPEROXIDE-DISMUTASE, HUMAN SEMEN, CATALASE ACTIVITY, GENERATION, LEUKOCYTES, ANION

Abstract

Purpose: We attempted to determine reactive oxygen species production by the spermatozoa of patients with idiopathic infertility and healthy donors, and observe whether increased production was due to decreased seminal plasma reactive oxygen species scavengers.