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Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

is a scientific journal issued by the

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editor-in-chief: V.F. Sagach

The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
2017 – "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 2522-9028)

Fiziol. Zh. 2007; 53(1): 91-103


The maturation of the spermatozoa:events, consequences and possibleways of control

N. A. Karpenko, V.A. Bondarenko, N.S. Kavok,A.Yu. Borikov.

    Institute of Problems of Endocrynological Pathologynamed after V.Danylevskyi, AMS of Ukraine, Kharkiv


Abstract

Maturation of spermatozoa represents a formation of competent cell with capacity to fertilize. For the purpose of this review the morphological and functional changes of nucleus, plasmatic and nuclear membranes, tail region as well as the change of localisation and activity of enzymes have been described to il- lustrate the epididymis stage of maturation. Particular attention has been paid to the role of active oxygen species in the cell transformation, pro- and antioxidant balance during the matura- tion and to the systems controlling gametes control. The pos- sible ways of influence on the some events of spermatozoa maturation are shown.

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