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Abstract

The cryopreservation of epididymal sperm is an important technique that allows genetic material to be preserved, even post mortem. However, cryopreservation leads to increased oxidative stress and impaired sperm viability. Polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) supplementation may improve certain sperm...

Author(s)
Losano, J. D. A.; Angrimani, D. S. R.; Rui, B. R.; Bicudo, L. C.; Dalmazzo, A.; Silva, B. C. S.; Viana, C. H. C.; Mendes, C. M.; Assumpção, M. E. O. A.; Barnabe, V. H.; Nichi, M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Zygote, 2018, 26, 3, pp 199-206
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to determine the effects of bovine serum albumin (BSA) as an antioxidant on post-thaw characters of bull spermatozoa such as motion variables, viability, plasma membrane integrity, morphology, lipid peroxidation, total antioxidant capacity (TAC), total thiols (TT) and the...

Author(s)
Ashrafi, I.; Kohram, H.; Tayefi-Nasrabadi, H.
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2013, 11, 3, pp 695-701
Abstract

A study was conducted to assess the influence of natural (vitamin E) and synthetic (butylated hydroxyl toluene; BHT) anti-oxidants on post-thaw semen characteristics, migration ability and functional integrity and lipid peroxidation following freezing and thawing in crossbred HF bulls. Semen was...

Author(s)
Muzafer, A. B.; Rao, M. M.; Sanjay, A.; Pandey, A. K.; Verma, P. K.; Mudasir Sultana
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2012, 82, 5, pp 457-460