Sperm Competition

Discrimination Isn't Always Bad

Kensuke Okada, David J. Hosken

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Abstract

Observing sperm in competition has been limited by our ability to discriminate between males' sperm. Recent work has overcome this obstacle, while another study reports on seminal fluid with very specific spermicidal activity, suggesting discrimination is easy for some.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R444-R446
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume20
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 25 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Sperm Competition : Discrimination Isn't Always Bad. / Okada, Kensuke; Hosken, David J.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 20, No. 10, 25.05.2010, p. R444-R446.

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Okada, Kensuke ; Hosken, David J. / Sperm Competition : Discrimination Isn't Always Bad. In: Current Biology. 2010 ; Vol. 20, No. 10. pp. R444-R446.
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