Participation of superoxide anion in the capacitation of cryopreserved bovine sperm.

@article{OFlaherty2003ParticipationOS,
  title={Participation of superoxide anion in the capacitation of cryopreserved bovine sperm.},
  author={Cristi{\'a}n M O'Flaherty and Norma B Beorlegui and Martha T Beconi},
  journal={International journal of andrology},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={
          109-14
        }
}
Mammalian spermatozoa must undergo a preparation period known as capacitation to become capable of fertilizing oocytes. Controlled amounts of reactive oxygen species (ROS), such as superoxide anion (O2.-) and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) have been shown essential for capacitation and acrosome reaction. The presence of an oxidase in the sperm plasma membrane has been suggested. The objective of the present study was to provide evidence for the production of O2.- by capacitating cryopreserved bovine… CONTINUE READING
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