Tag: Leydig cells


Sperm formation

It takes place in testicles and lasts two months and a half approximately. It is the maduration of some cells that split, madurate, and eventually become spermatozoa.

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Study about semen and obesity

Higher number of leptin receptors

With this study what is intended is to analyze the effects that obesiy produces in fertility. It’s been proved that male with a high body mass index present seminal alterations due to their high weight.

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Sertoli cell-only syndrome

Male infertility

There aren’t many cases of Sertoli cell-only syndrome, but men that suffer from it can’t produce spermatozoa and must turn to sperm donation to become parents.

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Sex hormones

Ovary and uterus after ovarian stimulation

These hormones are responsible for both the male and female gonadal development as well as the regulation of the sexual cycle, sperm production, and the menstrual cycle.

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