prevention of polyspermy

Known as: negative regulation of fertilization involved in egg activation, polyspermy block 
The negative regulation of fertilization process that takes place as part of egg activation, ensuring that only a single sperm fertilizes the egg… (More)
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1975-2016
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2008
2008
In animal reproduction, thousands of sperm may compete to fertilize a single egg, but polyspermy blocks prevent multiple… (More)
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2008
2008
One of the proposed mechanisms of polyspermy block is an increased resistance of the zona pellucida (ZP) to proteolytic digestion… (More)
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2007
2007
Barriers to polyspermy (fertilization of a female gamete by more than one sperm) are essential to successful reproduction in a… (More)
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1993
1993
Germinal vesicle (GV)-intact fully grown mouse oocytes do not undergo cortical granule (CG) exocytosis in response to A23187… (More)
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1991
1991
Fertilization potentials in Pelvetia fastigiata, Fucus vesiculosus, and Fucus ceranoides were studied to examine whether eggs of… (More)
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1985
1985
We investigated the electrical properties of the egg of the nemertean worm Cerebratulus, and found evidence that an electrically… (More)
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1983
1983
To examine the possibility of an electrical polyspermy block in the mouse, we recorded the electrophysiological properties of… (More)
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1983
1983
Fertilization of frog eggs by frog sperm is inhibited if the egg's membrane potential is positive (N.L. Cross and R.P. Elinson… (More)
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1979
1979
Previous work has established that the polyspermy block in Urechis acts at the level of sperm-egg membrane fusion. (J. Exp. Zool… (More)
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