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2010-04-27 08:29:07

Two independent groups of researchers have identified distinct roles for two proteins in a family of proteins known as PLA2s as crucial for sperm function and fertility in mice.

2010-02-05 13:21:15

Most of us probably think of sperm as rather active little cells, swimming with quick movements of their "tail" or flagella.

2006-02-14 14:36:21

A new paper in the February 15th issue of Genes & Development lends novel insight into the cellular changes that occur in sperm while they reside in the female reproductive tract – providing a new understanding of the molecular genetics of successful fertilization.

2005-06-21 18:55:00

New research has shown that combinations of chemicals found in everyday products and food have subtle but potentially damaging effects on sperm fertility.


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The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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