Affiliation: Ottawa Health Research Institute
Tanphaichitr N, Carmona E, Bou Khalil M, Xu H, Berger T, Gerton G. New insights into sperm-zona pellucida interaction: involvement of sperm lipid rafts. Front Biosci. 2007;12:1748-66 pubmed
..A number of ZP binding molecules are also present in sperm lipid rafts. In this review, we have provided an argument that sperm lipid rafts may be the platforms on the sperm surface for ZP interaction. ..
Tanphaichitr N, Kongmanas K, Faull K, Whitelegge J, Compostella F, Goto Inoue N, et al
. Properties, metabolism and roles of sulfogalactosylglycerolipid in male reproduction. Prog Lipid Res. 2018;72:18-41 pubmed publisher
..If subfertility in males with gene mutations in SGG/SGC metabolism pathways manifests prior to neurological disorder, sperm SGG levels might be used as a reporting/predicting index of the neurological status. ..
Tanphaichitr N, Srakaew N, Alonzi R, Kiattiburut W, Kongmanas K, Zhi R, et al
. Potential Use of Antimicrobial Peptides as Vaginal Spermicides/Microbicides. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2016;9: pubmed publisher
..Furthermore, the spermicidal effects of LL-37 have been demonstrated in vivo in mice. Therefore, the availability of LL-37 as a vaginal spermicide/microbicide will empower women for self-protection against unwanted pregnancies and STI. ..
Saewu A, Kadunganattil S, Raghupathy R, Kongmanas K, Diaz Astudillo P, Hermo L, et al
. Clusterin in the mouse epididymis: possible roles in sperm maturation and capacitation. Reproduction. 2017;154:867-880 pubmed publisher
..Overall, CLU localization patterns can serve as biomarkers of immotile sperm, and non-capacitated and capacitated sperm in mice. The chaperone role of CLU may also be important for sperm maturation and capacitation. ..