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spermatid

Saltos de línea: sperm|atid
Pronunciación: /ˈspəːmətɪd
 
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Definición de spermatid en inglés:

sustantivo

Biology
An immature male sex cell formed from a spermatocyte, which may develop into a spermatozoon without further division.
Example sentences
  • These haploid cells - now called spermatids - thus contain 23 single half chromosomes.
  • Rates of protein evolution were fastest for genes expressed during the dramatic morphogenesis of round spermatids into spermatozoa.
  • Spermatocytes, the progenitors of spermatids, are biosynthetically active cells, producing all the components that will be needed in the mature spermatozoa.

Derivados

spermatidal

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Pronunciación: /ˌspəːməˈtʌɪd(ə)l/
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • Two novel zinc fingers have been discovered in the mammalian spermatidal protein TP2, which recognizes human CpG islands in a zinc dependent manner.
  • Rat spermatidal protein TP2 is rich in serine residues and has several potential sites for phosphorylation by different protein kinases.
  • Possible functions for high HMGA2 levels may include role in testis-specific events such as genetic recombination, meiotic divisions, or replacement of histones by late spermatidal basic proteins during nuclear condensation.

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