Sperm Head

Known as: Caput (Spermatozoon), Head of the Spermatozoon, Caput of spermatozoon 
The anterior portion of the spermatozoon (SPERMATOZOA) that contains mainly the nucleus with highly compact CHROMATIN material.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND In sea urchins, spermatozoan motility is altered by chemotactic peptides, giving rise to the assumption that mammalian… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Sperm design and function are important determinants of male reproductive success and are expected to be under strong selection… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mammalian spermatozoa undergo a series of molecular and biochemical changes collectively termed capacitation prior to acquiring… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Understanding why there is extensive variation in sperm form and function across taxa has been a challenge because sperm are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
To determine whether spermatozoa must be structurally intact before microsurgical injection into oocytes for normal fertilization… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
AT fertilization in mammals, the sperm induces a characteristic series of Ca2+ oscillations in the egg which serve as the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) into mouse oocytes involves a very low survival rate. This study was designed to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Centrioles organize microtubules in two ways: either microtubules elongate from the centriole cylinder itself, forming a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
DESPITE its importance, the molecular basis of mammalian gamete recognition has remained unclear. The enzyme β-1,4… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Protamines were extracted from the sperm of fertile and infertile human males and the relative proportion of protamines 1, 2, and… (More)
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