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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: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1334208
Description: The maturation of spermatozoa throughout the epididymal environment occurs in the complete absence of nuclear protein biosynthesis. As such, these cells rely heavily on posttranslational modifications... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1338205
Description: The dynamin family of GTPases has been implicated as novel regulators of the acrosome reaction, a unique exocytotic event that is essential for fertilization. Dynamin activity during the acrosome reac... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1329421
Description: In recent years considerable effort has been devoted to understanding the epigenetic control of sperm development, leading to an increased appreciation of the importance of RNA interference pathways, ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1307208
Description: The role of the avian epididymis in post-testicular development and capacitation was examined to assess whether avian spermatozoa undergo any processes similar to those characteristic of mammalian spe... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1311646
Description: Spermatozoa represent the epitome of terminally differentiated, highly specialized cells. They are transcriptionally and translationally silent and yet manage to undergo a complete functional transfor... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/934717
Description: Background: Spermatogenesis culminates in production of one of the most highly differentiated cells in biology, the spermatozoon. The gametes that emerge from the testes are, however, functionally imm... 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: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/807743
Description: In all mammalian species, the final differentiation of the male germ cell occurs in the epididymal duct where the spermatozoa develop the ability to be motile and fertilize an ovum. Understanding of t... More
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Date: 2009
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:7848
Description: The platypus epididymal proteome is being studied because epididymal proteins are essential for male fertility in mammals and it is considered that knowledge of the epididymal proteome in an early mam... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/917979
Description: The rapid rise of proteomics has been driven by technological developments in high-throughput mass spectrometry that make protein sequencing feasible at a scale not remotely possible only a decade ago... More
Creators: Lee, Yun Hwa
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: thesis
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/33073
Description: Research Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/39851
Description: Mammalian spermatozoa must undergo epididymal maturation in the male reproductive tract and capacitation in the female tract before acquiring the ability to fertilize an oocyte. Previous studies from ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/39845
Description: As part of a systematic study of rabbit epididymal proteins involved in sperm maturation, we have identified and characterized a novel glycoprotein (rabbit epididymal secretory protein 52 [REP52]) of ... More
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Date: 2006
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:1286
Description: Fertilization of the mammalian oocyte depends on the ability of spermatozoa to undergo a process known as capacitation as they ascend the female reproductive tract. A fundamental feature of this proce... More
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