2011

Sperm Chromatin

Biological and Clinical Applications in Male Infertility and Assisted Reproduction

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-1781-2 (Print) 978-1-4419-6857-9 (Online)

Table of contents (38 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Human Sperm Chromatin: Structure and Function

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      Pages 1-1

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      Sperm Chromatin: An Overview

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      Pages 19-44

      Spermatogenesis: An Overview

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      Pages 45-60

      Sperm Nucleoproteins

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      Pages 61-68

      The Relationship Between Chromatin Structure and DNA Damage in Mammalian Spermatozoa

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      Pages 69-80

      Chromosome Positioning in Spermatozoa

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      Pages 81-94

      Sperm Mitochondrial DNA

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      Pages 95-106

      The Sperm Epigenome

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      Pages 107-121

      RNA Expression in Male Germ Cells During Spermatogenesis (Male Germ Cell Transcriptome)

  3. Laboratory Evaluation of Sperm Chromatin

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      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-149

      Sperm Chromatin Structure Assay (SCSA®): 30 Years of Experience with the SCSA®

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      Pages 151-170

      Sperm Chromatin Dispersion Test: Technical Aspects and Clinical Applications

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      Pages 171-179

      Basic and Clinical Aspects of Sperm Chromomycin A3 Assay

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      Pages 181-188

      Cytochemical Tests for Sperm Chromatin Maturity

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      Pages 189-199

      Acridine Orange Test for Assessment of Human Sperm DNA Integrity

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      Pages 201-215

      Laboratory Evaluation of Sperm Chromatin: TUNEL Assay

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      Pages 217-232

      Basic and Clinical Aspects of Sperm Comet Assay

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      Pages 233-241

      Assays Used in the Study of Sperm Nuclear Proteins

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      Pages 243-257

      Sperm Epigenetic Profile

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      Pages 259-274

      Clinical Significance of Sperm RNA

  4. Biological and Clinical Determinants of Sperm Chromatin Damage

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      Pages 275-275

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      Pages 277-293

      Role of Oxidative Stress in the Etiology of Sperm DNA Damage

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      Pages 295-306

      Abortive Apoptosis and Sperm Chromatin Damage

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