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Sperm: spermatogenesis

Contributor(s): Erin Williams , Stuart Revell

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Introduction

  • Spermatozoa are produced in the testes via a process called spermatogenesis.
  • This process is a sequence of mitotic and meiotic divisions followed by differentiation of immature spermatids into highly specialised spermatozoa.

Mitosis and meiosis.

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Different cell types in the testicle

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Stages of spermatogenesis

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Aanatomy of sperm

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blood:testis barrier

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Key indicators of semen quality

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • Senger P L (2012) Pathways to pregnancy and parturition. 3rd edn. Current Conceptions Inc, USA.


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