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Title: Lack of correlation of selenium level in human semen with sperm count/motility
Authors: Roy, A.C.
Karunanithy, R. 
Ratnam, S.S.
Keywords: glutathione peroxidase
male infertility
selenium
selenoproteins
seminal plasma
sperm
sperm count
sperm motility
Issue Date: 1990
Source: Roy, A.C.,Karunanithy, R.,Ratnam, S.S. (1990). Lack of correlation of selenium level in human semen with sperm count/motility. Archives of Andrology 25 (1) : 59-62. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Considering the importance of selenium (Se) in male fertility, its concentration was measured in 211 semen samples from 211 normozoospermic, oligozoospermic, asthenozoospermic, and azoospermic men using the hydride generation atomic absorption spectrophotometry. No significant correlation of any kind existed between Se level in the seminal plasma and sperm count or motility. In view of the known poor correlation of these two frequently used semen parameters with the incidence of pregnancy, the assessment of the fertilizing potential of normozoospermic ejaculates with low Se levels is warranted.
Source Title: Archives of Andrology
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/106105
ISSN: 01485016
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