A comparative analysis of molecular mechanisms for blocking polyspermy: identification of a lectin-ligand binding reaction in mammalian eggs.

  • Jerry L. Hedrick
  • Published 2007 in Society of Reproduction and Fertility supplement

Abstract

Fertilization is a critically important event to the creation of a new individual organism and to the propagation of a species. Evolutionarily conserved cellular and molecular mechanisms exist to modify the glycoproteins composing the egg extracellular matrix at fertilization. These matrix modifications regulate the cellular interactions of sperm and egg… (More)

Topics

Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.