Table 2

Sperm morphology in DZIP1-mutated men

Sperm morphology DZIP1-mutated men* (n=2)Control men (n=5)
Normal flagella (%)0 (0–0)60.2±6.1
Absent flagella (%)95.7 (92.4–99.0)2.0±1.1
Short flagella (%)4.3 (1.0–7.6)5.0±1.7
Coiled flagella (%)0 (0–0)17.8±3.0
Bent flagella (%)0 (0–0)16.2±4.6
Irregular flagella (%)0 (0–0)0.8±0.8
  • *Values represent the mean (range). Five control men were fertile donors who were enrolled from the Anhui Human Sperm Bank.