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epididymosome

A microvesicle of the epididymal fluid, from which spermatozoa aquire membrane proteins. [GOC:dos, GOC:mg, PMID:23177142, PMID:26112475]
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2019
Review
2019
It is now well established that mature spermatozoa harbour a rich and diverse profile of small non-protein coding regulatory RNAs… 
2019
2019
BackgroundThe mammalian epididymis is responsible for the provision of a highly specialized environment in which spermatozoa… 
Highly Cited
2018
Highly Cited
2018
The proteomic composition of extracellular vesicles (epididymosomes) secreted by the mouse epididymis has been determined by… 
2017
2017
PurposeSpermatozoa undergo critical changes in structure and function during the epididymal transit. Our previous studies in the… 
2017
2017
STUDY QUESTION Is junctional adhesion molecule A (JAM-A), a sperm protein essential for normal motility, expressed in the murine… 
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
  • R. Sullivan
  • Asian Journal of Andrology
  • 2015
  • Corpus ID: 9537523
Extracellular microvesicles present in the epididymal fluid have been named epididymosomes. Many epididymosome-associated… 
2012
2012
A differential proteomics approach led to the identification of several novel epididymal sperm proteins. One of the novel… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
During the epididymal maturation, spermatozoa interact with different populations of epididymosomes and sequentially acquire some… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
During epididymal transit, spermatozoa acquire new proteins. Some of these newly acquired proteins behave as integral membrane… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Abstract During the epididymal transit, mammalian spermatozoa acquire new surface proteins necessary for male gamete function. We…