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ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON SPERMATOGENESIS
Compelling evidence from human populations worldwide suggest that sperm counts have declined by ~50% over the last 40 years. It is thought perinatal exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), such as bisphenol A ...
REGULATION, FUNCTION AND POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS OF MICROCIN PDI FOR MEDICINE AND FOOD SAFTEY
Microcin PDI (mccPDI) is a class IIa microcin that is encoded as a five-locus genetic unit that is borne by a conjugative plasmid. The microcin was first discovered in Escherichia coli strains 25 and 264 (cattle origin) ...
Identifying intracellular roles of the Salmonella invasion-associated injectisome
Intracellular pathogens either reside within host-derived vacuoles or escape this compartment to inhabit the cytosol. Why some bacteria lyse their internalization vacuole and others cannot remains enigmatic in Gram-negative ...
ENHANCING SPERM PRODUCTION IN THE BULL
Spermatogenesis is a complex process highly regulated mainly by somatic cells of testes, the Sertoli cells. The number of Sertoli cells for a male is fixed between birth and puberty, and does not increase after puberty ...