spermiogenesis


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spermiogenesis

[‚spər·mē·ō′jen·ə·səs]
(cell and molecular biology)
Nuclear and cytoplasmic transformation of spermatids into spermatozoa.
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Late summer breeding activity was shown in our data as six of 10 (60%) males from August to November were still in spermiogenesis and three of 12 (25%) August females were undergoing yolk deposition.
In general, the changes observed in the global gene expression pattern may suggest that hemicastration could reinforce gene expression, which related to promote synapsis during meiosis and spermiogenesis and adjust relevant metabolic homeostasis in the testis.
Xia, "ICA1L forms BAR-domain complexes with PICK1 and is crucial for acrosome formation in spermiogenesis," Journal of Cell Science, vol.
Dynamic changes in Sertoli cell processes invading spermatid cytoplasm during mouse spermiogenesis. Anat.
Homogenization-resistant testicular spermatids (stage 19 of spermiogenesis) and sperm in the caput/corpus epididymis and cauda epididymis were assessed as described previously by Robb, Amann, and Killian (1978), with adaptations of Fernandes et al.
Pardalidis, "Hormonal regulation of spermatogenesis and spermiogenesis," The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, vol.
Khochbin, "The role of histones in chromatin remodelling during mammalian spermiogenesis," European Journal of Biochemistry, vol.