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Research Article

Correlation between Sperm Parameters and Protein Expression of Antioxidative Defense Enzymes in Seminal Plasma: A Pilot Study

Table 2

Correlation between sperm parameters and relative protein expression of antioxidative enzymes in seminal plasma.

CuZnSODMnSODGSH-PxCatalase

Number of spermatozoa (×106) = 0.538
= 0.109
NS
= 0.843
= 0.002
***
= 0.359
= 0.308
NS
= 0.502
= 0.139
NS

Progressive motility of spermatozoa (%) = 0.908
= 0.0003
***
= 0.797
= 0.006
***
= 0.403
= 0.248
NS
= 0.789
= 0.007
***

Morphology of spermatozoa
(%)
= 0.434
= 0.210
NS
= 0.307
= 0.388
NS
= −0.118
= 0.248
NS
= 0.603
= 0.066
*

CuZn/Mn SOD, CuZn/Mn superoxide dismutase; GSH-Px, glutathione peroxidase.
Significance: NS, not significant; * < 0.1; *** < 0.01.