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Author Maiorino, Matilde, (University of Padova, Italy), speaker

Title Selenium and male fertility / Matilde Maiorino
Published London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (52 min.) : color, sound)
Series Free radicals and the oxygen paradox : oxidative stress in biology, aging and disease, 2056-452X
Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Free radicals and the oxygen paradox : oxidative stress in biology, aging and disease
Contents Contents: Selenium in nutrition -- Selenocysteine as the 21st aminoacid -- Eukaryotic selenocysteine-containing proteins -- GPx4 and the Sec-glutathione peroxidases -- The redox chemistry of GPx4 and spermatogenesis -- Selenium and male fertility -- Whole body KO of GPx4 -- Selenoproteins involved in spermatogenesis -- Spermatozoa GPx4 activity as a biomarker of fertility
Notes Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration
Revised version of a talk first published in 2007
Title from title frames
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Subject Fertility, Human.
Oxidative stress.
Selenium -- Chemistry
Spermatozoa -- Physiology.
Antioxidants -- metabolism.
Cell Survival.
Fertility -- physiology.
Glutathione Peroxidase -- deficiency.
Glutathione Peroxidase -- metabolism.
Glutathione -- metabolism.
Infertility, Male.
Oxidative Stress -- physiology.
Spermatogenesis -- physiology.
Spermatozoa -- enzymology.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video