The seminal vesicle of the African catfish, Clarias gariepinus

@article{Hurk1987TheSV,
  title={The seminal vesicle of the African catfish, Clarias gariepinus},
  author={Dr. R. van den Hurk and J. W. Resink and Jan Peute},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
  year={1987},
  volume={247},
  pages={573-582}
}
The seminal vesicle of the African catfish, Clarias gariepinus, consists of 36–44 fingerlike lobes built up of tubules in which a fluid is secreted containing acid polysaccharides, acid-, neutral- and basic proteins, and phospholipids. In this fluid sperm cells are stored. The seminal vesicle fluid immobilizes the sperm cells. After ejaculation, it prolongs the period of sperm activity. The seminal vesicle fluid is secreted by the epithelium lining the tubules. The tubules in the proximal part… CONTINUE READING