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.
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.