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An Emerging Medical Device: Electrophoretic Sperm Separation

  • Steven Fleming
  • Robert John AitkenEmail author
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Abstract

By virtue of its ability to rapidly isolate spermatozoa with good morphology and low levels of DNA fragmentation, electrophoretic sperm separation promises to be an extremely versatile, time-saving and efficient method for preparing spermatozoa for a wide variety of applications in assisted reproduction.

Keywords

Spermatozoa Isolation In vitro fertilization Density gradient centrifugation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.OrigioCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.Discipline of Biological Sciences and Priority Research Centre in Reproductive ScienceSchool of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of NewcastleCallaghanAustralia

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