Studies on Men's Health and Fertility


ISBN: 978-1-61779-775-0 (Print) 978-1-61779-776-7 (Online)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Basic Research

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-20

      Electromagnetic Radiation and Oxidative Stress in the Male Germ Line

    3. Chapter

      Pages 21-40

      Mitochondria as a Source of ROS in Mammalian Spermatozoa

    4. Chapter

      Pages 41-56

      Cryostorage and Oxidative Stress in Mammalian Spermatozoa

    5. Chapter

      Pages 57-94

      Sperm Capacitation as an Oxidative Event

    6. Chapter

      Pages 95-118

      Protection of Epididymal Spermatozoa from Oxidative Stress

    7. Chapter

      Pages 119-130

      Lipid Peroxidation in Human Spermatozoa

    8. Chapter

      Pages 131-148

      Age and Oxidative Stress in the Germ Line

    9. Chapter

      Pages 149-178

      Heat and Oxidative Stress in the Germ Line

    10. Chapter

      Pages 179-205

      Cytokines and Oxidative Stress in the Germ Line

    11. Chapter

      Pages 207-219

      Metabolic Strategy in Mammalian Spermatozoa and Oxidative Stress

    12. Chapter

      Pages 221-235

      Role of Protamine Disulphide Cross-Linking in Counteracting Oxidative Damage to DNA

    13. Chapter

      Pages 237-254

      Role of Caspase, PARP, and Oxidative Stress in Male Infertility

  3. Clinical Practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 255-255

    2. Chapter

      Pages 257-273

      Methods for the Detection of ROS in Human Sperm Samples

    3. Chapter

      Pages 275-299

      Direct Methods for the Detection of Reactive Oxygen Species in Human Semen Samples

    4. Chapter

      Pages 301-323

      ROS and Semen Quality

    5. Chapter

      Pages 325-353

      Oxidative Stress and Male Infertility: A Clinical Perspective

    6. Chapter

      Pages 355-398

      Oxidative Stress and Testicular Torsion

    7. Chapter

      Pages 399-415

      Varicocele and Oxidative Stress

    8. Chapter

      Pages 417-431

      Recreational Drugs and ROS Production in Mammalian Spermatozoa

    9. Chapter

      Pages 433-448

      Oxidative Stress, DNA Damage, and Apoptosis in Male Infertility

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