Effect of Cryopreservation on DNA Damage and Various Sperm Parameters in the Post-Mortem Obtained Buffalo Sperm


Kocatepe Veterinary Journal, vol.16, no.3, pp.432-438, 2023 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2023
  • Doi Number: 10.30607/kvj.1343776
  • Journal Name: Kocatepe Veterinary Journal
  • Journal Indexes: TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.432-438
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


This study aimed to investigate the effects of freezing on DNA damage and some sperm parameters in epididymal sperm obtained from the buffalo testicles after slaughtering. Epididymal semen examination of 50 male Anatolian buffaloes (three years old or older) was performed after being obtained from slaughterhouses. Sperm progressive motility (%), viability (%), abnormal sperm (%), and sperm DNA damage (%) were analyzed. The study found significant differences (p