hypoosmotic swelling

hypoosmotic swelling

swelling of sperm in a hypo-osmotic solution because of shifts in free water.
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The hypoosmotic swelling test: its employment as an assay to evaluate the functional integrity of the frozen-thawed bovine sperm membrane.
Four subpopulations of boar spermatozoa defined according to their response to the short hypoosmotic swelling test and acrosome status during incubation at 37[grados]C.
Evaluation of a Simplified Hypoosmotic Swelling Test in Fresh and Chilled Canine Semen
Evaluation of membrane integrity of canine epididymal spermatozoa by short hypoosmotic swelling test with ultrapure water.
The frozen-thawed semen was then assessed for motility, progressive motility, viability, morphologically acrosome abnormality and hypoosmotic swelling test.
Retrospective analysis of canine semen evaluations with special emphasis on the use of the hypoosmotic swelling (HOS) test and acrosomal evaluation using Spermac[R].
The potential fertility estimation capacity of the hypoosmotic swelling test, the thermal stress test and a modified cervical mucus penetration test in the bovine.
13] developed the Hypoosmotic Swelling Test (HOST), this test is based in the capacity of water in a hypoosmotic solution to flow freely into the cell with a functional plasma membrane, with sperm responding to this challenge with the tail swelling.
Se empleo la prueba hipoosmotica (HOS: hypoosmotic swelling test) descrita para espermatozoides caninos (Sanchez et al.