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Semen is an organic fluid, also known as seminal fluid, that usually contains spermatozoa. It is secreted by the gonads (sexual glands) and other sexual organs of male or hermaphroditic animals and can fertilize female ova. The process of discharge is called ejaculation.
Sperm microbiome revealed with RNA sequencing

Sperm microbiome revealed with RNA sequencing

Researchers locate specific mutation in the gene responsible for Chédiak-Higashi syndrome

Researchers locate specific mutation in the gene responsible for Chédiak-Higashi syndrome

Robotic search for drugs that block sperm motility

Robotic search for drugs that block sperm motility

Fish oil supplements could benefit testicular function in healthy men finds study

Fish oil supplements could benefit testicular function in healthy men finds study

Microbiomes may have considerable impact on animal fertility and reproduction

Microbiomes may have considerable impact on animal fertility and reproduction

New study finds zinc and folic acid supplements are ineffective at improving male fertility

New study finds zinc and folic acid supplements are ineffective at improving male fertility

Zinc and folic acid supplements fail to improve fertility in men

Zinc and folic acid supplements fail to improve fertility in men

Penn researchers track defective sperm epigenome linked to male infertility

Penn researchers track defective sperm epigenome linked to male infertility

Important discovery about male infertility could lead to new treatments

Important discovery about male infertility could lead to new treatments

Transplant patient finds out his DNA has been replaced by that of his donor

Transplant patient finds out his DNA has been replaced by that of his donor

Fertilization discovery reveals egg's role, potentially paves way for new contraceptive

Fertilization discovery reveals egg's role, potentially paves way for new contraceptive

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

Review: Clitoris is important for reproduction

Review: Clitoris is important for reproduction

Scientists receive $1.6 million grant to study impact of phthalate exposure on male fertility

Scientists receive $1.6 million grant to study impact of phthalate exposure on male fertility

Simple diet supplement from tomatoes can improve sperm quality

Simple diet supplement from tomatoes can improve sperm quality

Study shows association between mushroom consumption and lower risk of prostate cancer

Study shows association between mushroom consumption and lower risk of prostate cancer

Study shows miRNAs in semen as non-invasive biomarkers for prostate cancer

Study shows miRNAs in semen as non-invasive biomarkers for prostate cancer

Regular consumption of nuts improves sexual function

Regular consumption of nuts improves sexual function

Receptor in the uterus can detect sperm molecule, aids in sperm survival

Receptor in the uterus can detect sperm molecule, aids in sperm survival

Raman Spectroscopy as a Universal Analytical Technique for Bodily Fluids

Raman Spectroscopy as a Universal Analytical Technique for Bodily Fluids