While intermittent sticking would not hold sperm in a distinct reservoir, it would certainly slow their progress towards the ampulla. During coitus, 1. At some point, even undamaged sperm may fall victim to the leukocytes. Distribution of sterols and anionic lipids in human sperm plasma membrane: Founders and Publisher: Endometriosis and nuclear receptors. Split View Views.
Both wild-type and null mutants lack calmegin in mature sperm; therefore, its affect on fertility is presumed to be due to the lack of proteins that rely on calmegin for proper placement in the sperm plasma membrane.
Selectivity of sperm transport in the female genital tract. Fox and coworkers have shown that vaginal pH rises to 7.