Glutathione In The Human Male

Glutathione In The Human Male



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Male Infertility

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Lenzi A, Picardo M, Gandini  L, et al. Glutathione treatment of dyspermia: effect on the lipoperoxidation process. Human Reproduction 9: 2044-2050, 1994 Medline

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The Prostate

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Moskaluk CA, Duray PH, Cowan KH, et al. Immunohistochemical expression of pi-class glutathione S-transferase is down-regulated in adenocarcinoma of the prostate. Cancer 79:1595-1599, 1997 Medline

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