Genetic Clues to Male Infertility May Aid Therapy

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Pinpointing men with 2 specific variations in genes encoding for follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and its receptor (FSHR) may lead to targeted therapy of male infertility with FSH, say German researchers.

Reporting the findings at the 2013 European Congress on Endocrinology last week, Joerg Gromoll, PhD, from the Center for Reproductive Medicine, Muenster, Germany, said the combinatory effect of these variants in the hormone and its receptor is an unparalleled example in endocrinology.

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