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ODF1A gene on chromosome 8q22.3 that encodes a protein component of the outer dense fibres of spermatozoa; it may help maintain passive elastic structures and the elastic recoil of the sperm tail. ODF1 is expressed in the testes and interacts with SPAG4 and KLC3.
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