Are apolipoprotein E alleles correlated with semen quality

International Journal of Andrology, 04/16/2012

The authors' data show that APOE polymorphism is not associated with semen quality, as it is present to a similar extent in both normal and impaired or absent spermatogenesis. This demonstrates once again that the use of number of children as an index of fertility is not indicative of real male reproductive capacity.

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