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The influence of superoxide and anti-oxidants on human sperm function and apoptosis with special reference to the role of red palm oil
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2006)
Cells living under aerobic conditions constantly face the oxygen paradox i.e. oxygen is indispensable for supporting life; however, its metabolites such as reactive oxygen species (ROS) can modify cell function. Oxidative ...
The impact of organic hydroperoxides and a red palm oil supplemented diet on spermatogenesis, sperm function and sperm apoptosis
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2009)
Many environmental, physiological, and genetic factors have been shown to impair sperm function through oxidative damage. Oxidative stress (OS) arises as a consequence of excessive reactive oxygen species (ROS) production ...