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acrosomal

/ac·ro·so·mal/ (ak″ro-so´mal) pertaining to the acrosome.

acrosome

(ak'ro-som?) [ acro- + -some]
A specialized lysosome on the head of a sperm cell that contains enzymes to digest the membrane of an egg cell. acrosomal (ak?ro-so'mal), adjective
See: spermatozoon for illus
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Los datos de las variables motilidad, integridad de la membrana plasmatica y viablilidad e integridad acrosomal fueron transformados (arcoseno) para aproximar los valores a la distribucion normal.
The most likely reason of higher acrosome integrity rate might be due to the antioxidant property of vitamin E that maintains sperm acrosomal integrity by reducing the excessive ROS produced during the cryopreservation process (Hashem et al.
En el segundo experimento no se evidencia danos en la membrana acrosomal en ninguno de los factores estudiados (P [mayor que o igual a] 0,05).
Spontaneous acrosomal reaction in the fresh sperm was not affected by EDTA or Trolox; however, EDTA decreased acrosome loss in the FT sperm.
Analysis of acrosomal integrity of spermatozoa was adapted from the work of Thomas et al.
Evaluacion de la integridad acrosomal y la funcionalidad bioquimica de la membrana espermatica en cerdos reproductores con gotas citoplasmicas persistentes.
Only capacitated cells can undergo acrosomal reaction, a vital step that aids the cell to penetrate the ova to achieve fertilization.
05) sperm progressive motility, plasma membrane integrity, viability and acrosomal integrity of Sahiwal bull spermatozoa were observed in extender containing glutathione 0.
However, there were differences in the size and shape of some structures, mainly the acrosomal length and shape of the nucleus (Figs.
24[micro]m in length) and triple layered; the perforatorium-like inner core was surrounded by electron-dense acrosomal contents, which was itself covered by an extra-acrosomal layer (Fig.