Determining the relationship of primary dna damages of sperm and fertile ability of men

Ševo, Ante (2014) Determining the relationship of primary dna damages of sperm and fertile ability of men. Diploma thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Biology.

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Abstract

Human sperm is male reproductive haploid cell (23 chromosomes) which merges with the human ovum - the female reproductive haploid cell (23 chromosomes), create a diploid cell, which develops into a new organism. The overall quality of the sperm, as well as the formation of the sperm, depends on the genetic background and changes, physical trauma, and many exogenous and endogenous factors in the testicles and surrounding tissue and secondary organs that form the reproductive tract. The analysis of traditional semen parameters according to WHO guidelines and DNA damage sperm by comet assay showed correlations of these parameters, as well as relationship between lifestyle and these parameters. Sperm DNA damage isn't significantly associated with traditional semen parameters (concentration, motility and sperm morphology and age of the examinee). The consumption of cigarettes and Cannabis does not significantly affect the quality of sperm, whereas alcohol consumption decreases the motility and sperm concentration.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma thesis)
Keywords: human cell, testicle, comet assay, lifestyle
Supervisor: Benković, Vesna
Co-supervisor: Horvat Knežević, Anica
Date: 2014
Number of Pages: 46
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Biology
Depositing User: Silvana Šehić
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2014 13:59
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2014 13:59
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/3248

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