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One of the genetic causes of globozoospermia has just been revealed

Spematozoa of patients with globozoospermia (optical microscopy on the left, scanning microscopy on the middle, and transmission electron microscopy on the right) : Round-headed spermatozoa that lack an acrosome.

DPY19L2 Deletion as a Major Cause of Globozoospermia

Koscinski I., Elinati E., Fossard C., Redin C., Muller J., Velez de la Calle J., Schmitt F., Ben Khelifa M., Ray P., Kilani Z., Barratt C.L., Viville S.

Am J Hum Genet March 11, 2011


March 11, 2011

Stéphane Viville's team works on mechanisms leading to men infertility. Their ongoing research has brought to light a new gene involved in globozoospermia, a disease leading to round-headed spermatozoa.

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