Head of epididymis

Known as: Epididymal head, Head of the Epididymis, Caput epididymidis 
The first region of the epididymis distal to the testis.
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2007
2007
The roles of the leucine-rich repeat domain containing G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) 4 (Lgr4), which is one of the orphan… (More)
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2006
2006
Testicular cancer is the most common cancer affecting men of reproductive age. Advances in treatment of the disease, which… (More)
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2001
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2001
The blood-epididymal barrier creates a unique microenvironment critical for sperm maturation. There is little information on… (More)
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1999
1999
 Active proton secretion and bicarbonate reabsorption by epithelial cells of the mammalian excurrent duct system maintains an… (More)
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1998
1998
The epididymis is the site where spermatozoa are matured and stored. After orchidectomy, this tissue loses up to 80% of its… (More)
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1998
1998
In aging Brown Norway rats, both spermatogenesis and steroidogenesis decrease. Little is known about changes in the epididymis… (More)
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1995
1995
Nitric oxide synthase (NOS), which catalyzes the production of nitric oxide (NO), was characterized within the reproductive tract… (More)
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1995
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1995
Mammalian spermiogenesis involves the replacement of histones by protamines, resulting in a highly compacted chromatin. Upon… (More)
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1991
1991
Sulfated glycoprotein-2 (SGP-2) is one of the major proteins secreted by rat Sertoli cells and epididymal cells in culture. The… (More)
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1984
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1984
Adult anesthetized male rats were submitted to in vivo micropuncture of the seminiferous and epididymal tubules and reproductive… (More)
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