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Experientia

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 81–82 | Cite as

Effect of p-nitrophenylglycerol on motility of rat epididymal spermatozoa

  • Wung-Wai Tso
  • Wai-Ming Lee
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Summary

Using a convenient capillary tube assay, the antiswarming agent acting onProteus, p-nitrophenylglycerol (PNPG), was found to have produced an antimotility effect in sperms from rat cauda epididymides.

Keywords

Capillary Tube Epididymal Spermatozoon Tube Assay Cauda Epididymides Capillary Tube Assay 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wung-Wai Tso
    • 1
  • Wai-Ming Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryChinese University of Hong KongShatin, N.T.Hong Kong

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