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  • Rengan, Anil K.   Agarwal, Ashok   Van Der Linde, Michelle   Du Plessis, Stefan S. (BioMed Central, 2012-11)
    ABSTRACT: Recent studies have shown cytoplasmic droplets to be normal morphological occurrences in human male spermatozoa. When the cytoplasm around the sperm midpiece is present in large amounts, however, pathological ...
  • Sharma, Rakesh   Agarwal, Ashok   Mohanty, Gayatri   Hamada, Alaa J.   Gopalan, Banu   Willard, Belinda   Yadav, Satya   Du Plessis, Stefan (BioMed Central, 2013-05)
    Background: Oxidative stress plays a key role in the etiology of male infertility. Significant alterations in the sperm proteome are associated with poor semen quality. The aim of the present study was to examine if elevated ...
  • Sharma, Rakesh   Agarwal, Ashok   Mohanty, Gayatri   Du Plessis, Stefan S.   Gopalan, Banu   Willard, Belinda   Yadav, Satya P.   Sabanegh, Edmund (BioMed Central, 2013-09)
    ABSTRACT: Background: Seminal plasma serves as a natural reservoir of antioxidants. It helps to remove excessive formation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and consequently, reduce oxidative stress. Proteomic profiling of ...
  • Du Plessis, Stefan S.   Kashou, Anthony H.   Benjamin, David J.   Yadav, Satya P.   Agarwal, Ashok (BioMed Central, 2011-03)
    Abstract. Background. Male-factor infertility presents a vexing problem for many reproductively active couples. Many studies have focused on abnormal sperm parameters. Recent advances in proteomic techniques, especially ...