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The effect of gonadotropin-releasing hormones (GnRH) I & II on sperm motility and acrosome status of the Vervet monkey (Chlorocebus aethiops) in vitro
(University of the Western Cape, 2006)
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) is a hypothalmic decapeptide, which regulates mammalian gonadotropin secretions by binding to specific, high affinity receptors in the pituitary. Two forms of GnRH (GnRH I and GnRH II) ...
Investigations on the in vitro effects of aqueous Eurycoma longifolia Jack extract on male reproductive functions
(University of Western Cape, 2012)
Introduction: Eurycoma longifolia (Tongkat Ali; TA) is a Malaysian shrub used to treat various illnesses including male infertility. Considering that TA is also used to improve male fertility and no report regarding ...
Effect of cissampelos capensis rhizome extract on human sperm capacitation and acrosome reaction
Cissampelos capensis, is commonly known by the Afrikaans name ‟dawidjies” or ‟dawidjieswortel”. C. capensis is the most important and best known medicinal plant of the family Menispermaceae used by the Khoisan and other ...
Investigating effects of aqueous root extract of Mondia whitei on sperm functionality
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Introduction: Mondia whitei commonly known as "White Ginger" is a highly acclaimed medicinal plant that is extensively used across Africa. M. whitei is used as treatment for sexual dysfunction and is considered to be an ...