2009

Immune Infertility

The Impact of Immune Reactions on Human Infertility

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ISBN: 978-3-642-01378-2 (Print) 978-3-642-01379-9 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Sperm Antigens

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      Proteomics of Human Spermatozoa

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      Pages 13-31

      Methods of Analysis of Sperm Antigens Related to Fertility

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      Pages 33-48

      Sperm Surface Proteomics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 49-65

      Sperm Functions Influenced by Immune Reactions

  3. Antisperm Antibodies (ASA)

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 66-66

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 69-77

      The Immune Privilege of the Testis

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      Pages 79-90

      Immune Chemistry of ASA

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      Pages 91-96

      Sperm-Specific T Lymphocytes

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 97-109

      Site and Risk Factors of Antisperm Antibodies Production in the Male Population

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      Pages 111-120

      Biologic Substrates Containing ASA

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      Pages 121-130

      ASA in the Female

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      Pages 131-141

      Sperm-Immobilizing Antibody and Its Target Antigen (CD52)

  4. The Clinical Impact of Sperm Antibodies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 142-142

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 145-153

      Male Autoimmune Infertility

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      Pages 155-164

      Tests for Sperm Antibodies

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      Pages 165-173

      Impact on Fertility Outcome

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 175-184

      Sperm Antibodies and Assisted Reproduction

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 185-194

      Treatment of Immune Infertility

  5. Immune Contraception

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 194-194

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 197-207

      Immunization with Sperm Antigens to Induce Contraception

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 209-221

      Immunocontraception in Wildlife Animals

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 223-231

      Experience from Clinical Trials with Fertility Control Vaccines

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 233-236