Flashcards in Fertilization Deck (11):
What cell in the male maintains the gamete pool?
Are Leydig cells or Sertoli cells temperature sensitive?
What are the components of a mature spermatozoon?
What proteins are specialized histones that lead to the very condensed chromatin of a sperm?
What condition causes infertility due to cilia dysfunction as a result of defective dynein arm defect?
Aside from infertility what other signs/symptoms are associated with Kartegener syndrome?
Where does sperm capacitation take place?
Female genital tract
Define sperm capacitation.
Process in which spermatozoa acquire the ability to undergo the acrosome reaction and fertilize an egg
What layers must a sperm pass through to fertilize an egg?
Oocyte plasma membrane
What 3 glycoproteins compose the zona pellucida?