Introduction to Mammalian Reproduction

  • Daulat R. P. Tulsiani

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Male Gamete

    1. Neelakanta Ravindranath, Luis Dettin, Martin Dym
      Pages 1-19
    2. Aïda Abou-Haila, Daulat R. P. Tulsiani
      Pages 21-39
    3. Gail A. Cornwall
      Pages 41-60
    4. Carmen M. Rodríguez, Barry T. Hinton
      Pages 61-77
    5. Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan
      Pages 79-91
    6. Ben M. J. Pereira, Parul Pruthi, Ramasare Prasad
      Pages 113-126
  3. Female Gamete

    1. Yoshihiko Araki
      Pages 141-153
    2. Firyal S. Khan-Dawood
      Pages 155-186
    3. Sarvamangala V. Prasad, Gautam Kaul, Bonnie S. Dunbar
      Pages 203-225
  4. Early Events of Fertilization

    1. V. Anne Westbrook, Alan B. Diekman, John C. Herr, Pablo E. Visconti
      Pages 237-256
    2. Daulat R. P. Tulsiani, Aida Abou-Haila
      Pages 257-288
  5. Fusion of Gametes

    1. Janice P. Evans
      Pages 289-318
    2. L. Liu, M. Deng, X. C. Tian, X. Yang
      Pages 319-345
    3. Asgerally T. Fazleabas
      Pages 347-356
  6. Medical Implications

    1. Christoph R. Loeser, Thomas Stalf, Hans-Christian Schuppe, Wolf-Bernhard Schill
      Pages 357-375
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 401-403

About this book


Introduction to Mammalian Reproduction is a welcome contribution to the fields of gametogenesis, gamete transport, fertilization, and reproduction technologies. Key topics covered include:
*formation and maturation of male gametes;
*morphology and physiology of female gametes;
*how the sperm meets the egg;
*sperm-egg fusion, egg activation, and implantation of fertilized egg;
*assisted reproduction and environmental chemicals that have an effect on formation and function of male and female gametes.

This book is for both researchers and students involved in reproductive biology.


Mamma Mammalia Sperma biology morphology physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Daulat R. P. Tulsiani
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Cell BiologyVanderbilt University School of MedicineNashvilleUSA

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