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The seminal symphony: how to compose an ejaculate.

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Ejaculates are fundamental to fitness in sexually reproducing animals: males gain all their direct fitness via the ejaculate and females require ejaculates to reproduce. Both sperm and non-sperm components of the ejaculate (including parasperm, seminal proteins, water, and macromolecules) play vital roles in postcopulatory sexual selection and conflict, processes that can potentially drive rapid evolutionary change and reproductive isolation. Here, we assess the increasing evidence that consi...

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10.1016/j.tree.2013.03.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Journal:
Trends in ecology and evolution More from this journal
Volume:
28
Issue:
7
Pages:
414-422
Publication date:
2013-07-01
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EISSN:
1872-8383
ISSN:
0169-5347
Language:
English
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pubs:395980
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uuid:0aa529a6-33af-40a2-8624-6b98f832648c
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pubs:395980
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395980
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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