George M Grunert MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist, HFS IVF Program Director

Shared genetics in humans, roundworms shed light on infertility, study finds

Shared genetics in humans, roundworms shed light on infertility, study finds
Humans and worms are connected by a common ancestor that lived more than 700 million years ago and shared a gene that is required for sperm to function properly at fertilization, research confirms. This discovery could lead to more effective infertility treatments and better contraceptives.

Humans and worms are connected by a common ancestor that lived more than 700 million years ago and shared a gene that is required for sperm to function properly at fertilization, research confirms. This discovery could lead to more effective infertility treatments and better contraceptives.

Source: Science Daily

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