Specific localization in the equatorial region of gp20, a 20 kDa sialylglycoprotein of the capacitated human spermatozoon acquired during epididymal transit which is necessary to penetrate zona-free hamster eggs

Riccardo Focarelli, Andrea Giuffrida, Sonia Capparelli, Marcello Scibona, Fabrizio Menchini Fabris, Felice Francavilla, Sandro Francavilla, Cinzia Della Giovampaola, Floriana Rosati

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37 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-125
Number of pages7
JournalMolecular Human Reproduction
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 1998


  • Antibodies
  • Capacitation
  • Epididymal maturation
  • Fertilization
  • Human spermatozoa

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Embryology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Cell Biology

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