Sperm RNA-seq Study Reveals Potential Biomarkers for Diagnosing Male Infertility | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Sperm RNA could be used as a biomarker diagnose male fertility, according to a new paper published today in Science Translational Medicine.

Scientists led by Meritxell Jodar and Stephen Krawetz of Wayne State University performed a retrospective RNA sequencing study on semen samples from both fertile and infertile men and discovered 648 sperm RNA elements (SREs) that they said are critically associated with male fertility.

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