bindin

bindin

A 30-kD sea urchin sperm protein, which mediates sperm-egg attachment and membrane fusion and is thus critical in species recognition and speciation.
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Bindin genes of the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas.
Crassostrea anguluta bindin gene and the divergence of fucose-binding lectin repeats among three species of Crassostrea.
methodology is used in research biointerakcE[degrees] (observation of behavior between the two bindin.
Over time, as the locks change shape on the female receptor, the males will evolve a new key in the form of a matching protein on the sperm's egg-recognition molecule, called bindin.
Levitan's group found that male urchins living in densely populated waters are more likely to carry novel proteins in their bindin, suggesting that females are taking control by changing their locks.
Kirk yil once, ona ortak gelmesini hic bagislamamish, "Sen bindin kocamin basina.
Scientists know that chemistry plays a key role in getting the right egg and sperm together, and for 15 years they have known about the sperm's egg-recognition molecule, bindin.
This conspecific gamete advantage may be related to the coordinated communication between interacting gametes, and the conspecific bindin genotype selection during the communicational process may also be involved.