Infertility’s roots in DNA packaging

KYOTO UNIVERSITY

Kyoto University reveals a cause of abnormal sperm morphology in infertile mice

Pathological infertility is a condition affecting roughly 7% of human males, and among those afflicted, 10-15% are thought to have a genetic cause. However, pinpointing the precise genes responsible for the condition has been difficult, due to the extensive number involved in generating and developing sperm cells.

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