2021
DOI: 10.1093/molehr/gaab017
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Julieta B Grosso, Luciana Zoff, Karina L Calvo, María Belén Maraval, Mariana Perez, Marines Carbonaro, Claudia Brignardello, Carlos Morente, Silvana V Spinelli

Abstract: Abstract Decreased fertility is becoming an important social and medical problem and the male factor is involved in at least half of infertility cases. Since conventional semen analysis provides limited prediction of male fertility, in this work we evaluated the potential use of seminal small RNAs (sRNA) as markers of semen quality in ART. Our bioinformatic analyses of available sRNA-seq databases showed that the most abundant sRNA species in seminal plasma of normozoospermic men are tRNA-derive…

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