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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2015
2015
The vertebrate egg coat, including mammalian zona pellucida, is an oocyte-specific extracellular matrix comprising two to six… Expand
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2015
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
Environmental stress, such as acidification, can challenge persistence of natural populations and act as a powerful evolutionary… Expand
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2014
2014
Vertebrate eggs are surrounded by an egg coat, which is a specific extracellular egg matrix consisting of several glycoproteins… Expand
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2012
2012
BackgroundZona pellucida domain-containing proteins (ZP proteins) have been identified as the principle constituents of the egg… Expand
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2012
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2012
In the mouse and other mammals studied, including man, ejaculated spermatozoa cannot immediately fertilize an egg. They require a… Expand
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2007
2007
Regulated exocytosis in many cells is controlled by the SNARE complex, whose core includes three proteins that promote membrane… Expand
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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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2001
2001
The process of sperm-oocyte recognition is a complex interaction between the plasma membrane of sperm and the extracellular… Expand
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2000
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2000
An extracellular matrix that mediates critical steps in fertilization and early development surrounds all vertebrate eggs. In… Expand
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