A coordinated sequence of distinct flagellar waveforms enables a sharp flagellar turn mediated by squid sperm pH-taxis

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Animal spermatozoa navigate by sensing ambient chemicals to reach the site of fertilization. Generally, such chemicals derive from the female reproductive organs or cells. Exceptionally, squid spermatozoa mutually release and perceive carbon dioxide to form clusters after ejaculation. We previously identified the pH-taxis by which each spermatozoon can… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-13406-z

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@inproceedings{Iida2017ACS, title={A coordinated sequence of distinct flagellar waveforms enables a sharp flagellar turn mediated by squid sperm pH-taxis}, author={Tomohiro Iida and Yoko Iwata and Tatsuma Mohri and Shoji A. Baba and Noritaka Hirohashi}, booktitle={Scientific reports}, year={2017} }