publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

Molecular mechanisms in disorders of gonadal development

  • Published: 17 Dec 2013
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
“Hur många barn får jag när jag blir stor?” Controlling fertility, or rather infertility, is a common problem for couples nowadays where approximately 10% experience infertility. This thesis focuses on the rare conditions leading to infertility in which the gonads have either failed to develop properly, or prematurely lost their function. The overall aim of this thesis was to identify and study candidate genes in gonadal disorders of sex development (DSD) and primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) to achieve a better understanding of the underlying molecular mechanisms and to improve available diagnostic tools and genetic counseling for affected patients and family...
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