More than protamines: Identification of further sperm proteins from which Prtl99C is essential for male fertility and full chromatin compaction in Drosophila melanogaster

Spermatogenesis is a highly conserved process that can be divided into three stages: pre-meiosis, meiosis and post-meiosis. At the end of the post-meiotic stage of spermatogenesis, a protamine rich spermatozoon is formed from a histone rich spermatid with round nucleus. During this stage, the chroma...

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Main Author: Eren Ghiani, Zeynep
Contributors: Renkawitz-Pohl, Renate (Prof. Dr.) (Thesis advisor)
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2016
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