MP-07.02 Association of Polymorphisms in the Estrogen Receptors Alpha and Beta (ESR1, ESR2) with the Occurrence of Male Infertility and Semen Parameters

      Male infertility is a multifactorial condition with a strong genetic component. In the last decade a large number of investigations focused on the identification of gene variants affecting spermatogenesis in human. Polymorphisms of the estrogen receptor (ER) genes, have been implicated in male infertility; however, comprehensive data are lacking. We investigated the association between the ER-α gene (ESR1) PvuII and XbaI and ER-β gene (ESR2) RsaI and Alul polymorphisms and the idiopathic male infertility in Iranian males.
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