The sperm epigenome implies a poising of the paternal genome for embryogenesis and a possible role in the establishment of totipotency of the embryo and may help in understanding some causes of reduced fertility and transmission of disease risk.
Fertility and sterility
Departments of Surgery (Urology), University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA. douglas.carrell [at] hsc.utah.edu
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