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outer dense fiber

Known as: outer dense fibre 
A supramolecular fiber found in the flagella of mammalian sperm that surrounds the nine microtubule doublets. These dense fibers are stiff and… Expand
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2011
Review
2011
  • Kazuo Inaba
  • Molecular human reproduction
  • 2011
  • Corpus ID: 13890797
Sperm motility is necessary for the transport of male DNA to eggs in species with both external and internal fertilization… Expand
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2009
2009
BackgroundOuter dense fiber protein 2, Odf2, is a major component of the outer dense fibers, ODF, in the flagellum of spermatozoa… Expand
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2005
2005
Sperm are motile cells. Thus, a significant component of the spermatogenic cycle is devoted to the formation of flagellum, a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Abstract Nine proteins have been assigned to date to the superfamily of mammalian small heat shock proteins (sHsps): Hsp27 (HspB1… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Because centrosomes were enriched in the bile canaliculi fraction from the chicken liver through their association with apical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Previously we reported the cloning of a member of the cysteine-rich secretory protein family, tpx-1, from a testis expression… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A main structure of the mammalian sperm tail is a structure known as the outer dense fibers whose molecular composition as well… Expand
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1997
1997
The study of mammalian sperm tail outer dense fibers (ODF), a structure of unknown function, is hampered by the insoluble nature… Expand
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1989
1989
The formation of the fibrous sheath (FS) and outer dense fibers (ODF), two major cytoskeletal components of the tail of… Expand
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1984
1984
Treatment of caput or cauda epididymal rat sperm with a low concentration (0.05%) of the cationic detergent… Expand
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