Information About Sperm – Health Technology

What technology has taught us about sperm. Recently my wife and I visited an egg bank to try and solve our infertility issues, when there the doctor taught us many things, things that have only been learned because of recent advancements in the area of health technology. I hope with more research that more can be done for those who would like to have a child but cannot.

Eggs 'n' Chips

But as we talked I found out that I am the problem, an he proceeded to teach me some interesting things about sperm that I’m going to share right now:

* 90% of the seeds, which the man ejaculates are deformed. Scientists call this the Price of monogamy. If more are missing, the giver of life is lax.

* Each sperm carries a “hat”, a so-called Acrosom that brings the outer shell of the female ice to melt.

* A single testicle is enough to bear children. U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong lost a testicle to cancer. After that, he was a father of five.

* Men produced a lifetime of sperm. The sperm may be lax with age, but the factory has no curfew.

* If all – ejaculated from the man in a life – sperm were lined up, a ten-meter long cord would be created.

Dead sperm, vibrant babies

* Dead sperm can make living babies. All that matters is the presence of the DNA.

* More than half of all sperm can not just go. They move in a circle. But there is always one that it creates.

* The Y chromosome of a man is identical with that of his father. It is a historical archive, though otherwise little use. But at least we know the fact that in Central Asia today many millions of descendants of Genghis Khan are known.

* The scrotum is a refrigerator. The testes are 7 degrees Celsius cooler than the human body go. That they must also stay that way, otherwise it threatens infertility.

* Sperm need protection . At first they look like any other cell in the body. But as soon as they leave the testis, they have half the DNA of other cells. This makes the immune system suspicious. In order to prevent immune cells from attacking the sperm, the testicles send other sperm to protect the sperm, a “Bodyguard” of sorts on the trip.

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