Edda Töpfer-Petersen

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On reaching the oviduct, spermatozoa are retained in the isthmic region of the oviduct until ovulation occurs. The essential steps of capacitation are co-ordinated in this region. In this study, a(More)
Spermadhesin PSP-II was isolated from the non-heparin-binding fraction of boar seminal plasma; its disulphide bridge pattern, and the location of a single N-glycosylation site were established.(More)
Spermadhesin AWN-1 is a 133-residues boar sperm surface lectin with capability to bind different ligands, e.g. glycoproteins from zona pellucida (ZP), soybean trypsin inhibitor and heparin, and is(More)
In the bovine, seminal plasma heparin-binding proteins bind to sperm lipids containing the phosphorylcholine group and mediate the capacitating effects of heparin-like glycosaminoglycans during sperm(More)