... The team genetically engineered male mice such that they lacked TEX11 function and found that this caused chromosomal asynapsis during the process of gamete formation.
This means that homologous chromosomes failed to pair together during meiosis and chromosomes formed fewer crossovers, i.e. sites ...
... new approaches to treating male infertility.'
The breakthrough findings were presented at an international fertility conference and published in gamete Biology: Emerging Frontiers on Fertility and Contraceptive Development.