Reproductive biology: progesterone's gateway into sperm

Steve Publicover, Christopher Barratt

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    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)313-314
    Number of pages2
    JournalNature
    Volume471
    Issue number7338
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 17 Mar 2011

    Keywords

    • Calcium channels
    • Steroid hormones
    • Spermatozoa
    • Influx
    • Cell biology
    • Biophysics
    • Physiology
    • Medical research
    • Developmental biology

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    Reproductive biology: progesterone's gateway into sperm (vol 471, pg 313, 2011). Clarification

    Publicover, S. & Barratt, C., 31 Mar 2011, In : Nature. 471, 7340, p. 589-589 1 p.

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