Spermidine promotes mating and fertilization efficiency in model organisms

Abstract

Spermidine is a naturally occurring polyamine involved in multiple biological processes, including DNA metabolism, autophagy and aging. Like other polyamines, spermidine is also indispensable for successful reproduction at several stages. However, a direct influence on the actual fertilization process, i.e., the fusion of an oocyte with a spermatocyte… (More)
DOI: 10.4161/cc.23199

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