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Main Title Formation and Function of the Male Pronucleus during Mammalian Fertilization.
Author Zirkin, B. R. ; Perreault, S. D. ; Naish, S. J. ;
CORP Author Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD. School of Hygiene and Public Health.;Health Effects Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Year Published 1987
Report Number EPA/600/D-87/318;
Stock Number PB88-125414
Additional Subjects Mammals ; Germ cells ; Cell nucleus ; Reproduction(Biology) ; Reviews ; Fertilization ; Spermatogenesis
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NTIS  PB88-125414 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/21/1988
Collation 51p
Abstract
The review will address events of fertilization subsequent to the entry of the sperm nucleus into the oocyte cytoplasm, namely: (1) the decondensation of the sperm nucleus, (2) the formation of the male pronucleus, and (3) the onset of DNA synthesis in the pronucleus. The focus will be on mammalian fertilization. However, events related to sperm nuclear decondensation and pronucleus formation and function in nonmammalian species also will be discussed as appropriate to support or extend what is known about mammalian fertilization.