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Antioxidants to enhance fertility: Role of eNOS and Potential Benefits

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dc.creator Visioli, Francesco
dc.creator Hagen, Tory M.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-28T15:55:17Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-28T15:55:17Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Visioli F, Hagen TM. Antioxidants to enhance fertility: Role of eNOS and potential benefits. Pharmacol Res (2011), doi:10.1016/j.phrs.2011.06.021 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/22169
dc.description This paper stems from a lecture given at the “1st World Congress on Oxidative Stress & Infertility: Recent Advances and Controversies”, where part of the data discussed here were presented. en_US
dc.description This is the authors' post peer review final manuscript as accepted by the publisher. The final version is copyrighted by Elsevier and can be found at http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/622931/description#description en_US
dc.description NEWS COVERAGE: A news release based on this journal publication, which is written for a lay audience and has been approved by an author of the study, is available online: http://bit.ly/qWTjZm en_us
dc.description.abstract The use of antioxidants is now often used as a pharmacological adjunct to limit infertility. Indeed, the lay public rightly perceives oxidative stress and, thus, antioxidant treatment as important modulators of infertility. While the direct effects of antioxidant treatment on the quality of semen and oocytes are still under investigation, a significant body of evidence points to loss of vascular tone as a root-cause of erectile dysfunction and, possibly, alterations to female reproduction. In this article, we will critically review the often neglected link between vascular dysfunction and infertility. A particular emphasis will be on the potential use of antioxidants to increase fertility and promote conception. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Pharmacological Research en_US
dc.subject Antioxidants en_US
dc.subject Infertility en_US
dc.subject Vascular dysfunction en_US
dc.subject Erectile dysfunction en_US
dc.subject Pre-eclampsia en_US
dc.subject Reproductive health en_US
dc.subject Nitric oxide en_US
dc.title Antioxidants to enhance fertility: Role of eNOS and Potential Benefits en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.peerreview yes en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.phrs.2011.06.021


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