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Document type:
Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Article 
Author(s):
Zitta, K; Albrecht, M; Weidinger, S; Mayerhofer, A; Köhn, F 
Title:
Protease activated receptor 2 and epidermal growth factor receptor are involved in the regulation of human sperm motility. 
Abstract:
AIM: To investigate mechanisms of tryptase-induced reduction of sperm motility and explore whether epidermal growth factor receptor (EGF-R) and protease activated receptor 2 (PAR-2)- associated pathways are involved. METHODS: Fresh semen was collected from healthy donors (n = 15). Semen parameters and quality were assessed in accordance with the World Health Organization (WHO) criteria. Swim-up sperm were fixed and subjected to immunocytochemistry and immunoelectronmicroscopy with specific antib...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Asian J Androl 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
690-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1008-682X 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie