Novel organization of the spermatozoon in two species of murid rodents from southern Asia.

@article{Breed1993NovelOO,
  title={Novel organization of the spermatozoon in two species of murid rodents from southern Asia.},
  author={William G. Breed},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility},
  year={1993},
  volume={99 1},
  pages={149-58}
}
The morphology and structural organization of unusual spermatozoa from two species of bandicoot rats (Bandicota spp) from Southern Asia were studied with the light and transmission electron microscope. Unlike those described for nearly all other eutherian species the heads of Bandicota savilei and B. indica spermatozoa were bulbous or globular in shape and had no narrow uniformly defined apex nor a clearly delineated perforatorium. The nucleus, which had one or more prominent vacuoles, was… CONTINUE READING
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