The semenogelins: proteins with functions beyond reproduction?

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Abstract

The coagulum proteins of human semen, semenogelins I and II, are secreted in abundance by the seminal vesicles. Their function in reproduction is poorly understood as they are rapidly degraded in ejaculated semen. However, more recent results indicate that it is time to put the semenogelins in a broader physiological perspective that goes beyond reproduction and fertility.

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  • Cell Biology

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  • zinc, semenogelin, fertility, seminal vesicle, kallikrein, reproduction
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2886-2888
JournalCellular and Molecular Life Sciences
Volume63
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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