Editors: Marco G. Alves, Pedro Fontes Oliveira

Series Title: Andrology: Current and Future Developments

Biochemistry of Andrology

Volume 1

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Printed Copy: US $143
Library License: US $516
ISSN: 2543-1609 (Print)
ISSN: 2543-1617 (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-501-2 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-500-5 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2017
DOI: 10.2174/97816810850051170101

Introduction

This textbook comprehensively covers the physiology and biochemistry of the processes in the male reproductive system. Readers will gain an understanding of a variety of general topics relevant to andrology through fourteen chapters which include information about male reproductive anatomy, sexual development, spermatogenesis, sperm-egg interactions necessary for fertilization, reproductive toxicology, congenital disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, male sterility and changes due to aging.

The book serves as a primary andrology reference for medical students studying reproductive biology.

Contributors

Editor(s):
Marco G. Alves
Health Sciences Research Centre (CICS-UBI)
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Beira Interior
Covilha
Portugal


Pedro Fontes Oliveira
Department of Microscopy, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar
UMIB - Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine
I3S - Institute for Innovation and Health Research
University of Porto
Porto
Portugal




Contributor(s):
Ana D. Martins
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 4050-313
Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology
Porto
Portugal


Ana M. Cardoso
University of Beira Interior, Rua Marquês d’Ávila e Bolama, 6201-001
Health Sciences Research Center
Covilhã
Portugal


Bernardo C. Rodrigues
University of Beira Interior, Rua Marquês d’Ávila e Bolama, 6201-001
Health Sciences Research Center
Covilhã
Portugal
/
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 4050-313
Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology
Porto
Portugal


Bruno P. Moreira
University of Beira Interior, Rua Marquês d’Ávila e Bolama, 6201-001
Health Sciences Research Center
Covilhã
Portugal
/
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 4050-313
Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology
Porto
Portugal


João P. Monteiro
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 4050-313
Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology
Porto
Portugal


Luís Rato
University of Beira Interior, Rua Marquês d’Ávila e Bolama, 6201-001
Health Sciences Research Center
Covilhã
Portugal


Marco G. Alves
University of Beira Interior, Rua Marquês d’Ávila e Bolama, 6201-001
Health Sciences Research Center
Covilhã
Portugal
/
University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 4050-313
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine
Porto
Portugal


Mário Sousa
University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 4050-313
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine
Porto
Portugal


Maria J. Meneses
New University of Lisbon, 1150-082
ProRegeM PhD Program, CEDOC – Chronic Diseases Research Center and NOVA Medical School
Lisboa
Portugal
/
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 4050-313
Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology
Porto
Portugal


Pedro F. Oliveira
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 4050-313
Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology
Porto
Portugal
/
University of Porto, Rua Alfredo Allen, 4200-135
i3S – Institute for Innovation and health Research
Porto
Portugal


Raquel L. Bernardino
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 4050-313
Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology
Porto
Portugal


Susana P. Almeida
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 4050-313
Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology
Porto
Portugal


Tânia R. Dias
University of Beira Interior, Rua Marquês d’Ávila e Bolama, 6201-001
Health Sciences Research Center
Covilhã
Portugal
/
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar and Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 4050-313
Department of Microscopy, Laboratory of Cell Biology
Porto
Portugal
/
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre, 4150-755
LAQV/REQUIMTE — Laboratory of Bromatology and Hydrology
Porto
Portugal




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