Cohesins, meiosis and primary ovarian insufficiency - Gènes de méiose et insuffisance ovarienne prématurée
R. Veitia*a (Pr)
a Université Paris Diderot. Institut Jacques Monod., Paris, FRANCE
Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) is a disorder resulting in the loss of ovarian function. It is a multifactorial condition characterized by amenorrhea, estradiol deficiency and high FSH levels before the age of 40. Most POI cases are idiopathic. Although genes encoding factors involved in meiosis and DNA repair have been considered as obvious candidates to explain POI cases, it is only recently that whole-exome sequencing explorations have incriminated causal mutations in genes such as STAG3, SYCE1, MCM8, MCM9, HFM1, etc. These findings will be discussed in the context of POI but also from the perspective of male (in)fertility.
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