Search for dissertations about: "Sperm quality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words Sperm quality.

  1. 1. Same, same but different Lesbian couples undergoing sperm donation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Catrin Borneskog; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Lesbian couples; sperm donation; assisted reproduction; relationship quality; symptoms of anxiety and depression; parenting stress;

    Abstract : Introduction: The desire to have children and form a family is for many people central for life fulfilment and the desire does not differ by sexual orientation. Due a series of societal changes during the last decade, today we see a lesbian baby boom. READ MORE


    University dissertation from Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and Psychiatric Epidemiology Department of Laboratory Medicine Lund University

    Author : Anna Rignell-Hydbom; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Miljömedicin; Environmental health; epididymal and accessory sex gland function; Y:X sperm chromosome ratio; sperm chromation integrity; sperm concentration; sperm motility; persistent organochlorine poluutants;

    Abstract : Persistent organochlorine pollutants (POPs), such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) and the insecticide dichloro-diphenyl-dichloro-ethylene (DDT) have been released into the environment mainly since the second World War. POPs accumulate especially in highly ranked predators of the aquatic food chain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gonad and ejaculate allocation in alternative reproductive tactics of salmon and trout with reference to sperm competition

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

    Author : Tomislav Vladić; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; alternative reproductive tactics; sperm competition; brown trout; Atlantic salmon; ATP; ejaculate expenditure; motility; sperm morphology; trade-off; loaded raffle; zoologi; Zoology;

    Abstract : Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., and brown trout, Salmo trutta L., exhibit alternative male maturation phenotypes, anadromous and precociously mature parr, which commonly endure in sperm competition at the spawning grounds. READ MORE

  4. 4. Epididymal and accessory sex gland function and semen quality

    University dissertation from Medicinsk Informationsteknik, Malmö

    Author : Saad Elzanaty; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicin människa och djur ; Medicine human and vertebrates ; zinc; visco-elasticity; sperm motility; SDR5A2; PSA; persistent organohalogen pollutants; NAG; fructose; Epididymis; CASA; acessory sex gland; abstinence period;

    Abstract : Infertility, defined as the inability to conceive after one year of unprotected regular intercourse, affects up to 15% of all couples of reproductive age. The infertility can originate from female, male or both partners. In up to 50% of the affected couples, a male factor is the cause of infertility. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluation of Biomarker Responses in Fish with Special Emphasis on Gill EROD Activity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Carin Andersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Biology; three-spined stickleback; biomarker; EROD; ethynylestradiol; gill; vitellogenin; spiggin; CYP1A inducers; humic substances; sperm quality; biomonitoring; Biologi;

    Abstract : Many chemicals present in the aquatic environment can interfere with physiological functions in fish. Exposure to chemicals can be revealed by the use of biomarkers. Induction of 7-ethoxyresorufin O-deethylase (EROD) activity is a commonly used biomarker for exposure to CYP1A inducers such as dioxins and polyaromatic hyrdrocarbons. READ MORE