5.2.1 Spermatogenesis

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La Barbera, Andrew R.
Marsh, Karen
Yearwood, Ryan
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2007-02-06
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Animation
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GOAL: To describe the functions of the male reproductive system.
5.2 Objective: To describe the process of meiosis in male germ cells and the general structure of mature spermatozoa.
5.2.1 Spermatogenesis (Animation) -At what point in life do spermatogonia begin to undergo meiosis? -How many spermatozoa result from a single primary spermatocyte? -What is spermiogenesis? -What are the structural components of a mature spermatozoon? -How long does it takes for a primary spermatocyte to become a mature spermatozoon? -What testicular hormone is required for maintenance of spermatogenesis? -How do chronically high levels of anabolic steroids such as testosterone suppress spermatogenesis?
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