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egg coat

A specialized extracellular matrix that surrounds the plasma membrane of the ovum of animals. The egg coat provides structural support and can play… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
The egg coat, an extracellular matrix made up of glycoprotein filaments, plays a key role in animal fertilization by acting as a… Expand
Review
2018
Review
2018
All animal oocytes are surrounded by a glycoproteinaceous egg coat, a specialized extracellular matrix that serves both… Expand
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Uromodulin is the most abundant protein in the urine. It is exclusively produced by renal epithelial cells and it plays key roles… Expand
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2015
2015
The vertebrate egg coat, including mammalian zona pellucida, is an oocyte‐specific extracellular matrix comprising two to six… Expand
2014
2014
ABSTRACT Vertebrate eggs are surrounded by an egg coat, which is a specific extracellular egg matrix consisting of several… Expand
Review
2012
Review
2012
In the mouse and other mammals studied, including man, ejaculated spermatozoa cannot immediately fertilize an egg. They require a… Expand
Review
2009
Review
2009
  • P. Sutovsky
  • Expert Reviews in Molecular Medicine
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 5476465
Fertilisation is an orchestrated, stepwise process during which the participating male and female gametes undergo irreversible… Expand
2007
2007
Regulated exocytosis in many cells is controlled by the SNARE complex, whose core includes three proteins that promote membrane… Expand
2004
2004
During mammalian fertilization, sperm adhere to the extracellular coat of the egg, or zona pellucida, in a species-specific… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
An extracellular matrix that mediates critical steps in fertilization and early development surrounds all vertebrate eggs. In… Expand
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