Combination of fetuin and trehalose in presence of low glycerol has beneficial effects on freeze-thawed ram spermatozoa


Bucak M. N. , Akalin P. P. , Keskin N., Bodu M., Öztürk A. E. , İli P., ...More

ANDROLOGY, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/andr.12974
  • Title of Journal : ANDROLOGY
  • Keywords: fetuin, freeze-thawing, glycerol, ram spermatozoa, trehalose

Abstract

Background: Freeze-thawing process negatively affects ram spermatozoa in terms of sperm quality, DNA integrity and antioxidant defence system. Thus, antioxidant supplementation of spermatozoa during freeze-thawing is suggested to improve sperm parameters.