DAZL


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DAZL

A gene on chromosome 3p24.3 that encodes a testes-specific RNA-binding protein essential for gametogenesis, and which plays a central role in spermatogenesis.
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Positive staining with DAZL was observed in the testes of all three species.
DAZL and SCP3 were expressed in the testes of all three species but TNP1 was not exhibited in hinny indicating that spermatids were not present in the hinny testis (Chandley et al.
Presence of DAZL transcript and protein in mature human spermatozoa.
2006), DAZL to identify premeiotic germ cells (Seligman and Page, 1998), c-KIT to identify differentiating spermatogonial and germ cells (Aponte et al.
5, PigVASA and DAZL and were negative for sertoli cell marker (GATA4 and SOX9), peritubular myoid cell marker ([alpha]-SMA), and differentiating spermatogonial and germ cells (c-KIT).