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Catching up

Just emerging from a busy teaching period, it was as ever a pleasure this year to welcome first another enthusiastic group of Bachelor students to our upper-level undergraduate course on “Key Concepts in Evolutionary Ecology”, followed by another excellent set of Master students taking our module “Evolution of Behaviour”. 471 kata lagi

New Paper

SPERMATOGENISIS

Author: Durga Deepthi Kolasani

Spermatogenesis:

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. 287 kata lagi

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