Abnormal morphology of vervet monkey sperm.


Ejaculates of 14 colony-bred and 14 wild-caught vervet monkeys were examined for morphologically abnormal sperm. Sperm head abnormalities were rare in both groups, occurring at rates of 0.01-0.29%. Tail abnormalities predominated, particularly bent midpieces and coiled and folded tails, which all occurred at rates of 3.79-17.18%. Except for the nipple… (More)


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