Mammalian fertilization comprises sperm migration through the female reproductive tract, biochemical and morphological changes to sperm, and sperm-egg interaction in the oviduct. Recent gene knockout approaches in mice have revealed that many factors previously considered important for fertilization are largely dispensable, or if they are essential, they have an unexpected function.
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How to book an appointment Attend an open evening Order a brochure. CatSper-null mutant spermatozoa are unable to ascend beyond the oviductal reservoir. Shimada M, et al. Close to ovulation, cervical mucus is thin and has a watery, slippery texture. Okabe M, et al.
The same group also disrupted T-synthase C1galt1 so that ZP without core 1 and core 2 O-glycans was generated. We cannot guarantee that the personal information you supply will not be intercepted while transmitted to us or our marketing automation service Mailchimp. Yanagimachi R. Mol Hum Reprod.