Lycopene Therapy in Male Infertility


Authors: I. Oborná 1;  H. Fingerová 1;  M. Hajdůch 2;  M. Svobodová 1;  J. Březinová 1;  J. Vostálová 3;  J. Novotný 4
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika LF UP a FN Olomouc přednosta prof. MUDr. M. Kudela, CSc. 1;  Laboratoř experimentální medicíny LF UP Olomouc přednosta doc. MUDr. M. Hajdúch, Ph. D. 2;  Ústav lékařské chemie a biochemie LF UP Olomouc přednosta prof. MUDr. V. Šimánek, DrSc. 3;  Ústav biologie LF UP Olomouc přednosta doc. RNDr. V. Divoký, Ph. D. 4
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2007, 72, č. 5 s. 326-329
Category: Original Article

Overview

Objective:
To summarize available data concerning lycopene and male infertility treatment.

Design:
Review article.

Setting:
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Olomouc.

Methods:
Compilation of published data from scientific literature.

Conclusions:
The article describes occurrence, biochemistry, metabolism of lycopene and its role in male reproductive health.

Key words:
lycopene, oxidative stress, male infertility, prostasomes


Labels
Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine
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