Review Article
Volume 9 Issue 12 - 2020
Testicular Dysfunction Biomarkers in Reproductive Biochemistry Research
Omowumi T Kayode1*, Damilare E Rotimi1, Olubisola A Afolayan3 Abolanle A A Kayode4, and Muhammad Akram5
1Biochemistry Unit, Department of Biological Sciences, Mountain Top University, Ogun State, Nigeria
2Department of Biochemistry, College of Pure and Applied Sciences, Landmark University, P.M.B 1001, Omu Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria
3Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, P.M.B 50, Ilaro, Ogun State, Nigeria
4Department of Biochemistry, School of Basic Medical Science, Babcock University, Ilisan Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria
5Department of Eastern Medicine, Government College University Faisalabad-Pakistan
*Corresponding Author: Omowumi T Kayode, Biochemistry Unit, Department of Biological Sciences, Mountain Top University, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Received: June 16, 2020; Published: November 28, 2020


Currently reproductive function of men is usually monitored by semen and hormones analysis, which are insensitive and highly variable indicators of testicular functions. Testicular protein, glycogen, sialic acid and cholesterol play an important role in spermatogenesis and fertilizing capacity of spermatozoa. Therefore, measuring these biomarkers provides insight into testicular response to occupational and environmental exposures. This study has developed a predictive tool to measure altered testicular functions following exposure to occupational and environmental exposure. It will allow the physicians to monitor the reproductive capacity of patients and help them to better counsels their patients about their fertility.

Keywords: Testicular Dysfunction Biomarkers; Hormones; Semen; Fertility


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Citation: Omowumi T Kayode., et al. “Testicular Dysfunction Biomarkers in Reproductive Biochemistry Research”. EC Gynaecology 9.12 (2020): 50-55.

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