Acrosomal hydrolases in buffalo spermatozoa

Experientia
S P KaurS R Anand

Abstract

Buffalo sperm acrosome resembles its counterpart in other species, being rich in hydrolytic enzymes. Of the enzyme activities estimated, acid phosphatase, beta-N-acetylglucosaminidase and hyaluronidase were low compared to those of ram semen. However, the aryl sulphatase activity was high. GOT activity estimated in sperm preparation may not be of acrosomal origin.

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Citations

May 1, 1980·Zentralblatt für Veterinärmedizin. Reihe A·N C Ganguli, S S Kakar

Related Concepts

Beta-N-Acetylglucosaminidase
Acid Phosphatase
Acrosome
Alkaline Phosphatase
Metazoa
SGOT - Glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase
Syncerus
Cerebroside-Sulfatase
Wydase
Hydrolase

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