OBO ID: GO:0007340
Term Name: acrosome reaction Search Ontology:
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Definition: The discharge, by sperm, of a single, anterior secretory granule following the sperm's attachment to the zona pellucida of the oocyte. The process begins with the fusion of the outer acrosomal membrane with the sperm plasma membrane and ends with the exocytosis of the acrosomal contents into the zona pellucida. (3)
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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