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Acrosome

Known as: Acrosomal cap, Acrosomal vesicle, acrosomal granule 
A structure in the head of a spermatozoon that contains acid hydrolases, and is concerned with the breakdown of the outer membrane of the ovum during… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
ABSTRACT Zona pellucida binding protein 1 (ZPBP1), a spermatid and spermatozoon protein that localizes to the acrosome, was… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Nuclear shaping is a critical event during sperm development as demonstrated by the incidence of male infertility associated with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Abstract Simultaneously evaluating postthaw viability and acrosome integrity of spermatozoa by flow cytometry would provide a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
SPERMIOGENESIS is a complex process by which postmeiotic male germ cells differentiate into mature spermatozoa. This process… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Carboxyfluorescein diacetate and propidium iodide were used as fluorescent stains to assess membrane integrity in sperm… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The biogenesis of the sperm-specific organelle, the acrosome, was investigated using an acrosomal glycoprotein as a marker of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Antibodies against different cytoskeletal proteins were used to study the cytoskeletal organization of human spermatozoa. A… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
  • P. Watson
  • Veterinary Record
  • 1975
  • Corpus ID: 45423034
Acrosomal structures of ram spermatozoa were prominently stained when air dried smears of diluted semen were fixed for 15 minutes… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Abstract Guinea pig spermatozoa fail to fertilize eggs in Ca2+-free media primarily because of specific inhibition of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
EJACULATED spermatozoa cannot be preserved satisfactorily by conventional fixation procedures for electron microscopy. Osmium… Expand
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