Activation of adenosine A2A receptors by polydeoxyribonucleotide increases vascular endothelial growth factor and protects against testicular damage induced by experimental varicocele in rats.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy.
Fertility and sterility (Impact Factor: 4.3). 03/2011; 95(4):1510-3. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2010.07.1047
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ABSTRACT In rat experimental varicocele, polydeoxyribonucleotide (PDRN) induces vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) production, thereby enhancing testicular function. This may point to a new therapeutic approach in human varicocele.

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