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Acrosome Reaction MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acrosome Reaction
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.784.277.800.100
Unique ID
D020101
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020101
Scope Note
Changes that occur to liberate the enzymes of the ACROSOME of a sperm (SPERMATOZOA). Acrosome reaction allows the sperm to penetrate the ZONA PELLUCIDA and enter the OVUM during FERTILIZATION.
Previous Indexing
Acrosome/physiology (1975-1998)
Spermatozoa (1966-1974)
See Also
Acrosome
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2016/06/02
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