The inorganic components of the testicle, epididymis, seminal vesicle, prostate and ejaculate of young men

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The concentration of ashes, Ca, Mg, P, K, Na, Fe, Zn and Cu in testicle, epididymis, seminal vesicle, prostate and ejaculates from 21 healthy human males between 16 and 37 was analysed and compared, and the values discussed. With the exception of K (referred to dry weight) the ejaculate contained the highest quantum and tracer element concentration in comparison with those organs producing and storing the ejaculate liquid. The quantities of various elements found in various organs made conclusions possible about organs, through which such elements are put into the ejaculate liquid.

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Schneider, H.J., Anke, M. & Holm, W. The inorganic components of the testicle, epididymis, seminal vesicle, prostate and ejaculate of young men. International Urology and Nephrology 2, 419–427 (1970). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02081698

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Element Concentration
  • Seminal Vesicle
  • Tracer Element Concentration
  • High Quantum