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Fertility Linked To The Packaging Of Sperm

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Fertility Linked To The Packaging Of Sperm

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Fertility Linked To The Packaging Of Sperm

Fertility Linked To The Packaging Of Sperm

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New research suggests that the packaging of human sperm using proteins called histones plays a bigger role in fertility than once thought. Professor of oncological sciences Bradley Cairns explains how sperm get their shape, and how that shape can affect embryonic development.

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