Tag » Spermatogenesis


Author: Durga Deepthi Kolasani


The process of formation of sperms is called spermatogenesis.

  • In humans, spermatogenesis takes 65–75 days.
  • It begins with the spermatogonia, which contain the diploid (2n) number of chromosomes.
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Reviewing sperm competition in rodents

This year’s edition of Advances in the Study of Behavior will be published shortly, to which Paula Stockley and I have contributed an in-depth review of male adaptations to sperm competition in rodents. 176 kata lagi

New Paper

Faster, higher, stronger

Our latest experimental results in Macrostomum lignano flatworms demonstrate that individuals are able to produce sperm faster under conditions of higher sperm competition, presumably contributing to stronger sperm competitiveness. 154 kata lagi

New Paper

Putative mechanism for decreased spermatogenesis following SSRI

The SSRIs (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) are the most commonly prescribed antidepressants around the world. Whether is Prozac, Zoloft or Celexa, chances are that 1 in 4 Americans (or 1 in 10, depending on the study) will be making a decision during their lifetime to start an antidepressant course or not. 286 kata lagi