International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Microbial Genetics | India | Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021 | Rating: 4.5 / 10


A Comparative Research on Effects of Cigarette Smoking on Male Fertility Followed by the Fragmentation of DNA

Saurabh [108] | Arshdeep Kaur


Abstract: Cigarette smoking plays a major role in infertility of men due to presence of >4000 of chemical compounds which affects the DNA of male. Damaged DNA effects the concentration of sperm and its motility. Some time smoking can affects the morphological characteristics of sperms. Many studies shows that the chemical compounds present in cigarette such as nicotine, nitrosamines, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons attach with the membrane and starts doing abnormal activities in the body, specially related to the human reproductive system. It is better to stop the intake on cigarette for the betterment of reproductive health. Objectives: To find out the known effects of smoking on male infertility by comparing them with non smoking males.


Keywords: Male infertility, DNA fragmentation, Reactive Oxygen Species, ROS


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021,


Pages: 543 - 545


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