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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Predicting protein subcellular localization is an important and difficult problem, particularly when query proteins may have the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Spermatozoa with large vacuoles (SLV) may have a negative impact on embryo development. The origin of these vacuoles… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Zona pellucida binding protein 1 (ZPBP1), a spermatid and spermatozoon protein that localizes to the acrosome, was originally… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Simultaneously evaluating postthaw viability and acrosome integrity of spermatozoa by flow cytometry would provide a valuable… (More)
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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… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Formation of the male gamete occurs in sequential mitotic, meiotic, and postmeiotic phases. Many germ cell-specific transcripts… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
The vacuolar H+-ATPase (V-ATPase) is one of the most fundamental enzymes in nature. It functions in almost every eukaryotic cell… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
A practical and reliable staining procedure was developed to distinguish the viability and acrosomal status of bull, boar and… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
EJACULATED spermatozoa cannot be preserved satisfactorily by conventional fixation procedures for electron microscopy. Osmium… (More)
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