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Reproductive biology: progesterone's gateway into sperm

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  • Steve Publicover
  • Christopher Barratt

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Original languageEnglish
Pages313-314
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Journal publication date17 Mar 2011
Volume471
Issue7338
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StatePublished

Abstract

The hormone progesterone rapidly activates intracellular signalling in human sperm, regulating key aspects of their physiology. An ion channel unique to the sperm tail seems to relay progesterone's signal.

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