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Sperm design and sperm function.

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Spermatozoa vary enormously in their form and dimensions, both between and within species, yet how this variation translates into fertilizing efficiency is not known. Sperm swimming velocity is a key determinant of male fertilization success, but previous efforts to identity which sperm phenotypic traits are associated with swimming velocity have been unsuccessful. Here, we examine the relationship between the size of several sperm components and sperm swimming velocity in natural populations...

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10.1098/rsbl.2006.0449

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Journal:
Biology letters
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
246-249
Publication date:
2006-06-01
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EISSN:
1744-957X
ISSN:
1744-9561
Source identifiers:
384701
Language:
English
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pubs:384701
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uuid:f0c6d22b-ece2-48ed-bc12-eb6976f6c3f2
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pubs:384701
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2013-11-16

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