Key Sperm-binding Proteins Cloned

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 - 11:42 in Biology & Nature

New treatments for infertility could be closer to reality. According to a study published in the journal Molecular Human Reproduction, for the first time researchers have cloned, produced and purified a protein important for sperm maturation, termed Binder of Sperm, which may have implications for both fertility treatments and new methods of male contraception.

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