The evolution of sea urchin sperm bindin.

  • Kirk S. Zigler
  • Published 2008 in
    The International journal of developmental…


Sea urchins have been model organisms for the study of fertilization for more than a century. Fertilization in sea urchins happens externally, which facilitates the study of sperm-egg attachment and fusion, and means that all of the molecules involved in gamete recognition and fusion are associated with the gametes. Sea urchin sperm bindin was the first… (More)
DOI: 10.1387/ijdb.072521kz


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