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sperm-egg recognition

The initial contact step made between the sperm plasma membrane and outer layer of the egg during fertilization. [GOC:bf]
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2019
2019
Few major histocompatibility complex (MHC)-based mate choice studies include all MHC genes at the inter-individual, sperm-egg… Expand
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2016
Review
2016
Sialic acids are a subset of nine-carbon alpha-keto aldonic acids involved in various biological functions. Sialic acid on the… Expand
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
In mammals, transit through the epididymis, which involves the acquisition, loss and modification of proteins, is required to… Expand
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2007
Review
2007
Reproductive isolation is an important part of the speciation process. Recent studies of birds have highlighted not only the… Expand
2003
2003
  • U. Sorhannus
  • Molecular biology and evolution
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  • Corpus ID: 5901445
Maximum-Likelihood-based and parsimony-based methods were used to test for potential effects of positive selection on the… Expand
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2000
Review
2000
We have previously suggested that the human fetus is protected during human development by a system of both soluble and cell… Expand
1994
1994
Background: The zona pellucida (ZP), an extracellular matrix which surrounds mammalian oocytes, is formed by different… Expand
1991
1991
Vitelline coats (VCs) of Phallusia mammillata were isolated and purified following homogenization of live eggs in order to… Expand
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
Recent evidence indicates that a carbohydrate recognition mechanism is involved in the early stages of sperm-egg interaction in… Expand
1984
1984
A method is described for isolating preparative quantities of plasma membranes from sea urchin sperm. The final membrane fraction… Expand