fertilization envelope

A structure that lies outside the plasma membrane and surrounds the egg. The fertilization envelope forms from the vitelline membrane after… (More)
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2004
2004
Sea urchin eggs secrete a serine protease activity, CGSP1, at fertilization that is essential for the block to polyspermy… (More)
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2000
2000
At fertilization in most animals, cortical granules of the egg or oocyte secrete their contents, whose function it is to modify… (More)
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1995
1995
At fertilization in sea urchin eggs, elevated cytosolic Ca2+ leads to the exocytosis of 15,000-18,000 1.3-microns-diam cortical… (More)
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1992
1992
The mechanism by which the fertilization envelope (FE) is able to protect the embryo of fish until hatching is almost unknown… (More)
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1990
1990
Previous studies have shown that the Xenopus laevis egg envelope exists in three forms with differing ultrastructural… (More)
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1988
1988
The involvement of transglutaminase activity in fertilization envelope (FE) formation was investigated using eggs from the sea… (More)
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1986
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1986
Micro-injection of submicromolar concentrations of inositol 1,3,4,5-tetrakisphosphate caused a raising of the fertilization… (More)
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1980
1980
Eggs of the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus were quick-frozen, freeze fractured, and deep-etched to reveal the detailed… (More)
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1979
1979
An isolated surface complex consisting of the vitelline layer, plasma membrane, and attached secretory vesicles has been examined… (More)
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1978
1978
Within minutes after its elevation from the egg surface, the sea urchin fertilization envelope (FE) becomes "hardened" by a… (More)
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