Skip to search formSkip to main content
You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly.

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.
National Institutes of Health

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
Review
2018
Review
2018
Mammalian fertilization relies on sperm finding the egg and penetrating the egg vestments. All steps in a sperm's lifetime… Expand
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND In sea urchins, spermatozoan motility is altered by chemotactic peptides, giving rise to the assumption that mammalian… Expand
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
  • figure 6
Is this relevant?
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… Expand
  • table 1
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
Is this relevant?
Review
2000
Review
2000
The enclosure of nuclear contents in eukaryotes means that cells require sites in the boundary that mediate exchange of material… Expand
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) into mouse oocytes involves a very low survival rate. This study was designed to… Expand
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
MANY indirect methods have been developed to study the constitu-tion and conformation of macromolecules inside the living cell… Expand
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In the mouse, the zona pellucida (ZP) glycoprotein ZP3 both binds intact sperm and induces acrosomal exocytosis. The subsequent… Expand
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Past studies have suggested that mouse sperm surface galactosyltransferase may participate during fertilization by binding N… Expand
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • table I
  • table II
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
The normal occurrence of preputial separation was determined in 4 groups of rats by daily attempts after 30 days of age to… Expand
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Abstract There is abundant evidence based upon study of both protozoa and metazoa that microtubules are involved in the… Expand
Is this relevant?