The Effects of Oxidative Stress and Some of the Popular Antioxidants on Reproductive System: A Mini ReviewCemile MS and Çigdem E*
Department of Histology and Embryology, Medical School, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
- *Corresponding Author:
- Çigdem E
Department of Histology and Embryology
Medical School, Gazi University 06500, Ankara, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: Octomber 31, 2015; Accepted Date: February 05, 2016; Published Date: February 15, 2016
Citation: Cemile MS, Çigdem E (2016) The Effects of Oxidative Stress and Some of the Popular Antioxidants on Reproductive System: A Mini Review. J Nutr Food Sci 6:464. doi: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000464
Copyright: © 2016 Cemile MS, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
According to worldwide statistics, at least one out of six couples has fertility problems.Oxidative stress is an important cause of infertility. Excess reactive oxygen radicals could lead to male and female infertility and also some pregnancy complications.Antioxidants are widely used for detoxify the excess reactive oxygen species as called “scavengers”. In this mini-review our aim is to inform about the effects of oxidative stress and some of the popular antioxidants in the reproductive system and also experimental use of this antioxidants under different cases especially in studies which is conducted in the last few years.