A Comparative Research on Effects of Cigarette Smoking on Male Fertility Followed by the Fragmentation of DNAJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2021-11-05
Authors : Saurabh; Arshdeep Kaur;
Page : 543-545
Keywords : Male infertility; DNA fragmentation; Reactive Oxygen Species; ROS;
Cigarette smoking plays a major role in infertility of men due to presence of greater than4000 of chemical compounds which affects the DNA of male. Damaged DNA effects the concentration of sperm and its motility. Some time smoking can affects the morphological characteristics of sperms. Many studies shows that the chemical compounds present in cigarette such as nicotine, nitrosamines, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons attach with the membrane and starts doing abnormal activities in the body, specially related to the human reproductive system. It is better to stop the intake on cigarette for the betterment of reproductive health. Objectives: To find out the known effects of smoking on male infertility by comparing them with non smoking males.
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