A sperm's life - short & stressful

School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences
Monday 9th November 2015 (18:00-19:00)
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Dr Steve Publicover

With Dr Steve Publicover

Natural human fertilisation is a heroic achievement by the sperm. It must travel thousands of times its own length through a hostile environment to find a single egg cell, then force its way through a tough eggshell - how does it do it?