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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1337058
Description: As monotremes are the earliest offshoot of the mammalian lineage, the platypus and short-beaked echidna were studied as model animals to assess the origin and biological significance of adaptations co... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1322018
Description: This study reports, for the first time, the significant (p = 0.01) accumulation of homocysteine residues in low density, defective sperm suspensions isolated from patients attending an infertility cli... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1321391
Description: Ram spermatozoa are difficult to capacitate in vitro. Here we describe a further complication, the unreported phenomenon of headto- head agglutination of ram spermatozoa following dilution in t... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1323594
Description: Although mammalian spermatozoa only acquire functional maturity as they are conveyed through the male (epididymal maturation) and female (capacitation) reproductive tracts, the degree of post-testicul... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1330556
Description: Study Question: How does oxidative stress impact upon human sperm-egg interaction and in particular the formation of zona pellucida-receptor complexes on the sperm surface? Summary Answer: Oxidative s... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1301582
Description: A unique characteristic of mammalian spermatozoa is that, upon ejaculation, they are unable to recognize and bind to an ovulated oocyte. These functional attributes are only realized following the cel... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: thesis
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/940604
Description: Research Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1299801
Description: Analysis of low molecular weight or metabolic compounds can provide deeper insights into the biochemical pathways regulating normal cell function. Here we report, for the first time, a method to extra... More
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Creators: Dun, Matthew D.
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: thesis
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/927951
Description: Research Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1064966
Description: The recognition and binding of a free-swimming spermatozoon to an ovulated oocyte is one of the most important cellular interactions in biology. While traditionally viewed as a simple lock and key mec... More
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Creators: Baker, Mark A.
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1325337
Description: The foundations of proteomics are to study gene products and their regulatory roles within cells. Paradoxically, the only evidence that sperm cells make new proteins is through mitochondrial protein s... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/934712
Description: Sperm-oocyte interactions are among the most remarkable processes in cell biology. These cellular recognition events are initiated by an exquisitely specific adhesion of free-swimming spermatozoa to t... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1036483
Description: This study examines the properties of an electrophoretic device designed to effect the rapid isolation of spermatozoa for assisted conception purposes. In light of previous reports suggesting that X- ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/930819
Description: Following ejaculation, mammalian spermatozoa undergo an obligatory process known as capacitation, which enables these cells to bind to and fertilize an oocyte. Since spermatozoa are transcriptionally ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/926851
Description: Before fertilization can occur, ejaculated mammalian spermatozoa must undergo a maturation process known as capacitation, which is dominated by post-translational modifications, particularly phosphory... More
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