Funding for this research was provided by:
Department of Biotechnology , Ministry of Science and Technology
Received: 14 January 2021
Accepted: 21 April 2021
First Online: 1 May 2021
: Study participants for the fertile group were recruited from the ICMR-NIRRH peripheral clinic at Wadia Hospital, Parel, Mumbai and those for the infertile group were recruited from the ICMR-NIRRH Male Infertility Clinic, Parel, Mumbai. All participants were recruited after taking their written informed consent. The research ethics protocol was approved by ICMR-NIRRH Clinical Ethics Committee (Project No. 305/2017).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.