Human Male Sex: Endocrine Disruption and Male Reproductive Wellness

Human Male Sex: Endocrine Disruption and Male Reproductive Wellness

9.1 Introduction

Male sexuality is decided genetically during the time of fertilization because of the existence of a Y chromosome into the spermatozoan since it fuses because of the X-chromosome-containing ovum, in addition to sex-determining area for the Y chromosome (SRY) then drives the bipotential gonad of this embryo to be a testis through hormone-independent mechanisms 1,2. But, when the testis that is early created, growth of the total male phenotype, including further testicular development (masculinization), becomes entirely determined by a complex system of hormonal signals, specially hormones secreted through the testes 2. Individuals who lack any gonads are phenotypically female 1 and intervention that is endocrine expected to modify the standard feminine phenotype to be male 2. “Human Male Sex: Endocrine Disruption and Male Reproductive Wellness” の続きを読む