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Capacitation is the penultimate step in the maturation of mammalian spermatozoa and is required to render them competent to fertilize an oocyte. This step is a biochemical event; the sperm move normally and look mature prior to capacitation. In vivo this step typically...
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Capacitation is associated with removal of adherent seminal plasma proteins, ... The molecular details of capacitation appear to vary somewhat among species. ...
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capacitation ( kə′pasə′tāshən ) ( physiology ) The process of physiological change occurring in mammalian spermatozoa during passage through the
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Definition of capacitation from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games.
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Capacitation is the process of sperm maturation (or activation) that occurs post ... Without capacitation sperm have a reduced capacity to fertilize the egg. ...
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Capacitation is an important physiological pre-requisite before the sperm cell ... Capacitation confers upon the spermatozoon an ability to gain hyperactive ...
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Mammalian sperm capacitation is an essential prerequisite to fertilizion. ... Capacitation can be readily mimicked in vitro by incubation in a chemically ...
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A web-based training in medical embryology ... The first change in this cascade is capacitation. ... Capacitation is a functional maturation of the spermatozoon. ...
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Information about capacitation in the free online English ... ROS are needed for capacitation and the acrosome reaction, the biochemical ...
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,biological,biology definition,biology terminology,biology terms,biology abbreviations ... In vitro, capacitation can occur in sperm that have either undergone ...
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Capacitation is a process that confers fertilizing ability to spermatozoa and ... During capacitation, the spermatozoa undergo a change in motility pattern, a ...
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After ejaculation, mammalian spermatozoa must undergo capacitation to fertilize. ... Capacitation allows spermatozoa to undergo the zona pellucida-induced acrosome ...
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This is particularly true for studies on human sperm capacitation. ... This acquisition process, termed capacitation' (Austin, 1952), occurred only ...
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... in mammalian sperm capacitation and the acrosome reaction ... polymerization occurs during capacitation (Castellani-Ceresa et ... sperm capacitation. ...
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Current research into sperm capacitation: ... Capacitation has been referred to as changes that enable the sperm to undergo ... Capacitation of mouse spermatozoa. ...
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Britannica online encyclopedia article on capacitation (physiology), ...process in the ducts of the male reproductive tract; the process may be continued when, after ...
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Capacitation describes the maturational changes a sperm must undergo in the ... The external stimuli required for capacitation can differ among species based on ...
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PLoS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC ... Mammalian sperm capacitation is an essential prerequisite to fertilizion. ...
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The process of capacitation is a pre-requisite for mammalian spermatozoa ... Capacitation-associated tyrosine phosphorylation is thought to be primarily ...
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