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Fig. 4 | Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology

Fig. 4

From: The complex microbiome from native semen to embryo culture environment in human in vitro fertilization procedure

Fig. 4

Relative abundance of different bacterial classes in microbial communities of different samples. Bar charts showing mean values of most abundant classes in semen, washed and incubated sperm and IVF culture solution. Others: Erysipilotrichi, Acidobacteria Gp4, Verrucomicrobiae, Chloroflexia, Synergistia, TM7 eneta incertae sedis, Mollicutes and Spirohaetia. Bacilli displayed the highest relative abundance in sperm before washing and in IVF culture media; Clostridia in washed sperm and Bacteroidia in both washed and incubated sperm. Alphaproteobacteria displayed high proportions in incubated sperm and IVF culture media

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