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Scavenger class B type 1

A mutation of a receptor, which regulates cholesterol levels, may be the genetic cause of infertility. This has been proved by a study published in the American Human Reproduction journal.

According to this study, a mutation in the gene produced by the scavenger receptor class B type 1, not only regulates cholesterol levels, but also lowers progesterone levels, which make conception difficult.

Read the full article on: ( 35).
By BSc, MSc (embryologist) and BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 03/12/2015