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acrosome

[′ak·rə‚sōm]
(cell and molecular biology)
The anterior, crescent-shaped body of spermatozoon, formed from Golgi material of the spermatid. Also known as perforatorium.
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En el caso de la viabilidad e integridad acrosomal, se consideron cuatro categorias: VA: espermatozoide vivo con acrosoma intacto; VS: espermatozoide vivo con acrosoma desprendido; MA: espermatozoide muerto con acrosoma intacto; MS: espermatozoide muerto con acrosoma desprendido (Didion et al.
Premature cryocapacitation of sperm with standard cryopreservation before freezing is related to the change in the acrosomal integrity and makes sperm incapable to fertilize egg (Sansores et al.
La integridad fue medida cuantificando los cambios derivados sobre la vitalidad, dano acrosomal y mitocondrial y la motilidad al cuantificar la progresion del movimiento espermatico y motilidad total porcentual.
2+]-Regulating mechanisms that modulate bull sperm capacitation and acrosomal exocytosis as determined by chlortetracycline analysis.
Dado que el acrosoma contiene las enzimas necesarias para que el espermatozoide pueda penetrar y fertilizar el ovocito, a menor dano acrosomal durante la criopreservacion, mayor seria la tasa de fertilidad resultante (35).
Acrosomal status was evaluated with fluorescein isothiocyanate-conjugated Pisumsativum (FITC-PSA) staining according to the procedure previously reported.
gigas, fertilization process requires acrosomal reaction to bind and penetrate the oocyte (Akcha et al.
Efecto de la criopreservacion sobre la integridad de la membrana plasmatica y acrosomal de espermatozoides de toro.
The acrosomal integrity percentage during the time of the study was above 80%, as evidenced in Figure 7.
Assessment of the acrosomal status of membrane-intact ram spermatozoa after freezing and thawing, by simultaneous lectin/Hoechst 33258 staining.
Biomolecular research proves that with the additional of several seminal plasma proteins can improve the fertilization process, cell survival and has a positive role to the process of spermatozoa capacitation and acrosomal reaction [4].