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The toxic effects of trace elements on male reproductive health

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The review covers the data on the toxic effects of trace elements on the male reproductive system. The basic pathogenetic mechanisms of male infertility are described. Different points of view on the effect of high concentrations of trace elements on the functions of endocrine system components, male reproductive tract, properties of gametes, and state of their genetic material are considered.

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Original Russian Text © L.V. Perelomov, I.V. Perelomova, U.L. Venevtseva, 2016, published in Fiziologiya Cheloveka, 2016, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 120–129.

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Perelomov, L.V., Perelomova, I.V. & Venevtseva, U.L. The toxic effects of trace elements on male reproductive health. Hum Physiol 42, 454–462 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0362119716030130

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