DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1005.2010.00411

Hereditas (Beijing) (遗传) 2010/32:5 PP.411-422

Male infertility and gene defects

About 15% of the couples at reproductive age worldwide suffer from infertility. It is estimated that 50% of the entity result from male itself. The mechanism of male infertility is quite complicated, attributing to inherent and environment factors of the infertility patients, of which defects of fertility-related genes are of importance for its occurrence. The clinical features of male infertility vary from azoospermia to oligoasthenoteratozoospermia. This paper presents the relationship between the known defects in genes and male infertility.

Key words:male infertility,gene defects,mutation

ReleaseDate:2014-07-21 15:17:00

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