The Testis

From Stem Cell to Sperm Function

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ISBN: 978-1-4612-7416-2 (Print) 978-1-4612-2106-7 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Prologue

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-9

      Unlocking the Mysteries of Male Reproductive Function: How Far Have We Come and Where Are We Going?

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      Pages 10-18

      Spermatogenesis After the Millennium

  3. Testis Development and Differentiation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-29

      Sry and the Testis: Molecular Pathways of Organogenesis

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      Pages 30-42

      MIS Actions in the Developing Testis

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      Pages 43-54

      Regulation of the Differentiation of the Undifferentiated Spermatogonia

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      Pages 55-70

      Regulation of Growth and Survival in the Mammalian Germline

  4. Paracrine and Endocrine Interactions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-81

      Synthesis, Fate, and Proposed Function of Clusterin (SGP-2) in the Testis

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      Pages 82-88

      HRT for the Aging Male: A Therapy That Has Come of Age?

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      Pages 89-105

      Androgen Replacement in Young Men

  5. Genetics and Cell Biology of Spermatogenesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 107-107

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      Pages 109-119

      Developmental Genetics of Spermatogenesis in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans

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      Pages 120-132

      Regulation of Meiosis and Spermatid Differentiation in Drosophila Primary Spermatocytes

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      Pages 133-142

      HSP70 Chaperones in Spermatogenesis

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      Pages 143-150

      Characterization of the Testicular Histone-Binding Protein, NASP

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      Pages 151-160

      The Actin-Bundling Protein Espin and Its Role in the Ectoplasmic Specialization

  6. Epididymal Maturation and Fertilization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161

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      Pages 163-173

      Regulation of Epididymal Function by Testicular Factors: The Lumicrine Hypothesis

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      Pages 174-185

      Aging Causes Structural and Functional Alterations in the Epididymis

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      Pages 186-197

      The Molecular Basis of Speim—Egg Interactions

  7. Genetic Defects and Remedies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-199

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      Pages 201-212

      Heritable Sperm Degeneration in the Domestic Fowl

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      Pages 213-225

      The DAZ Gene Family and Germ-Cell Development

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      Pages 226-232

      Genetic Defects of Male Infertility and ICSI

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