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Male pill: gene discovery may lead to contraceptive

Jaktar (975138) writes | more than 2 years ago

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Jaktar (975138) writes "It may be possible to develop a new male contraceptive pill after researchers in Edinburgh identified a gene critical for the production of healthy sperm. Experiments in mice found that the gene, Katnal1, was vital for the final stages of making sperm. The authors of a study in PLos Genetics said a drug which interrupts Katnal1 could be a reversible contraceptive."
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