Ultrastructural observations on the acrosome of Lumbricus terrestris

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Abstract

The mature acrosome in the sperm of the earthworm, Lumbricus terrestris, is one of the most complex ever reported. Details of the ultrastructure of the mature acrosome are described and results of experiments designed to digest protein from the acrosome are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)572-578
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Ultrasructure Research
Volume41
Issue number5-6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1972

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Ultrastructural observations on the acrosome of Lumbricus terrestris. / Shay, Jerry W.

In: Journal of Ultrasructure Research, Vol. 41, No. 5-6, 1972, p. 572-578.

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