Results about: sperm

Key protein in sperm tail assembly identified

The study, published in The Journal of Cell Biology, focuses on the development of the sperm tail, the structure that enables sperm cells to swim and is therefore critical for male fertility.
 

Identification of a new protein essential for ovule and sperm formation

Scientists at IRB Barcelona discover a crucial protein for meiosis—the cell division process that gives rise to sex cells.

Without the RingoA protein, both male and female mice are sterile.

Published in Nature Communications, the results could pave the way for the development of male contraceptives.