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Low Levels Of Co-enzyme Q10 Found In The Seminal Plasma Of Infertile Men04-Jan-2011

In a case-control study involving 60 infertile men and 39 healthy fertile men, results show that the average seminal plasma Co-Q10 levels were significantly lower in infertile men compared to the fertile men. Additionally, a significant inverse association was observed between seminal plasma Co-Q10 and malondialdehyde MDA (a marker of cell damage) levels. Thus, the authors of this study conclude, “That elevated seminal plasma Co-Q10 levels are associated directly with good quality semen and a reduction of seminal cell damage (oxidative stress).”

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Reference: “Coenzyme Q10 and oxidative stress markers in seminal plasma of Iraqi patients with male infertility,” Abdul-Rasheed OF, Al-Nasiri US, et al, Saudi Med J, 2010; 31(5): 501-6. (Address: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Medicine, Al-Nahrain University, Al-Kadhmiya, PO Box 70027, Baghdad, Iraq. E-mail: omar_rasheed39@yahoo.com ).