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The term sperm refers to the male reproductive cells. In the types of sexual reproduction known as anisogamy and oogamy, there is a marked difference in the size of the gametes with the smaller one being termed the "male" or sperm cell. The human sperm cell is haploid, so that its 23 chromosomes can join the 23 chromosomes of the female egg to form a diploid cell.
Researchers identify new genes that control the formation of cilia found throughout the human body

Researchers identify new genes that control the formation of cilia found throughout the human body

Father's sperm packs more than just a fertilizer

Father's sperm packs more than just a fertilizer

10 years of IVF procedures show frozen sperm as good as fresh

10 years of IVF procedures show frozen sperm as good as fresh

Scientists tackle the decline in male fertility

Scientists tackle the decline in male fertility

Expert panel to review toxicity associated with exposure to acrylamide

Expert panel to review toxicity associated with exposure to acrylamide

Protein in the male reproductive tract is a potent anti-bacterial agent

Protein in the male reproductive tract is a potent anti-bacterial agent

Latest research on obesity, diabetes, hormone replacement therapy to be presented

Latest research on obesity, diabetes, hormone replacement therapy to be presented

Studies show pregabalin does not affect male reproductivity or interfere with oral contraceptives

Studies show pregabalin does not affect male reproductivity or interfere with oral contraceptives

Chlamydia may cause infertility in men as well as long-term health problems for women

Chlamydia may cause infertility in men as well as long-term health problems for women

New information on genetic shuffling before egg or sperm formation rewrites genetic theory

New information on genetic shuffling before egg or sperm formation rewrites genetic theory

Genetic mutation raises interesting questions about the evolution of the Y chromosome

Genetic mutation raises interesting questions about the evolution of the Y chromosome

Hormone associated with obesity also plays a key role in male fertility

Hormone associated with obesity also plays a key role in male fertility

Plasticiser Phthalates connected with rising infertility rates

Plasticiser Phthalates connected with rising infertility rates