Accuracy of human sperm DNA oxidation quantification and threshold determination using an 8-OHdG immuno-detection assay

Accuracy of human sperm DNA oxidation quantification and threshold determination using an 8-OHdG immuno-detection assay Vorilhon S et al. – Hum Reprod. 2018 Apr 1;33(4):553-562. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dey038 Of factors contributing to sperm DNA damage, oxidative stress is recognized as one of the major contributing causes to sperm cell dysfunction. Caused Read more…

Environmental levels of triclosan and male fertility

Press Highlights Triclosan (2,4,4’-tricloro-2’-hydroxy-diphenyl ether) is a synthetic compound classified both as a drug and a pesticide. It is widely used in consumer goods for its broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties. At low doses, triclosan impairs bacterial growth by inhibiting enoyl-acyl carrier protein reductase, an enzyme necessary for bacterial lipid biosynthesis, while Read more…