By Ana del Mar Crespillo The process of fertilization involves a direct interaction of the sperm and the oocyte cell membranes and the union of male and female genomes; for this, sperm DNA and chromatin integrity is vital to obtain successful pregnancy and transmission of genetic material to the embryo.
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By Ana del Mar Crespillo The pursuit of parenthood can be an unexpected challenge for some couples; it is estimated that one in seven couples experience problems in conceving, the incidence is surprisingly similar in most countries. The inability to conceive may create changes in the relationship and cause feelings of anger and guilty. Botj [...]