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When sperm meets egg

Nature volume 534, pages 484485 (23 June 2016) | Download Citation

Sperm–egg binding is mediated by two cell-surface proteins. Structural analysis of these proteins separately and in complex provides insight into the recognition process and the subsequent sperm–egg fusion. See Letters p.562 & p.566

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