Acrosome Reaction

Known as: Acrosome Reactions, Reaction, Acrosome, Reactions, Acrosome 
The discharge, by sperm, of a single, anterior secretory granule following the sperm's attachment to the zona pellucida surrounding the oocyte. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
To fuse with oocytes, spermatozoa of eutherian mammals must pass through extracellular coats, the cumulus cell layer, and the… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The acrosome reaction is a secretory event that must be completed by the sperm of many animal species prior to fusion with eggs… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Anandamide (AEA) is the endogenous ligand of cannabinoid (CB) receptors, and as such it plays several central and peripheral… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The sperm acrosome reaction and penetration of the egg follow zona pellucida binding only if the sperm has previously undergone… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Fertilization occurs after the completion of the sperm acrosome reaction, a secretory event that is triggered during gamete… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Capacitation is a prerequisite for successful fertilization by mammalian spermatozoa. This process is generally observed in vitro… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Capacitation is defined as the series of transformations that spermatozoa normally undergo during their migration through the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A variety of sperm surface components have been suggested to mediate gamete recognition by binding to glycoside ligands on the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
When western blots of human sperm proteins solubilized by acid extraction (presumably mainly acrosomal proteins) or by sodium… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
We have developed an assay for detecting the acrosome reaction in mouse sperm using chlortetracycline (CTC) as a fluorescent… (More)
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