Examples of sperm in a Sentence
The sperm fertilizes the egg.
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The procedure was most effective when CRISPR-Cas9 was injected into the eggs along with the sperm rather than immediately after.
Dr. Ryan Riggs sees them almost every day in his fertility clinic at Research Medical Center: Kansas City men struggling with low sperm counts.
Whale Watching Springtime, especially the month of April, is the best season to spot the island’s sperm whales.
A pygmy sperm whale that beached itself on La Jolla Shores was in critical condition Saturday as veterinarians and other animal-care specialists from SeaWorld worked to save its life.
Its sperm and egg cells will thus bear two copies of the new gene, which radically increases the odds that its offspring will inherit it.
Past research has linked phthalates to health issues including hormone disruption and lower sperm count.
Hagedorn and collaborators from around the world are developing techniques to build a reef sperm bank of sorts by freezing the reproductive cells of corals, algae, and even the fish that populate reef ecosystems.
The process begins when a gene for a molecule with a potentially toxic function, like a protein-chopping enzyme, is accidentally duplicated, typically during the formation of egg cells and sperm.
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