The Activity of Ellagic Acid in Male Reproduction: A mini-review

Document Type : Mini Review


1 Área Académica de Medicina, Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo. Ex hacienda la Concepción, Tilcuautla, C.P. 42160 Pachuca de Soto Hidalgo, México.

2 1 Área Académica de Medicina, Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo. Ex hacienda la Concepción, Tilcuautla, C.P. 42160 Pachuca de Soto Hidalgo, México.


Ellagic Acid (EA), is a naturally occurring phenolic found in some fruits and nuts. It has a great variety of biological activities, including properties antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-thrombotic, anti-atherogenic, neuroprotective, hepatoprotective, anti-mutagenic, and anti-carcinogenic agent recently. This review aims to summarize experimental research carried out in vivo and in vitro that evaluated the EA treatment in male reproduction and discussed the mechanisms of action. For this purpose, PubMed and SCOPUS databases were searched to identify publications in this regard.


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