Term Information [More information on penetration of zona pellucida]

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GO:0007341
Name
penetration of zona pellucida
Ontology
biological_process
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Definition
The infiltration by sperm of the zona pellucida to reach the oocyte. The process involves digestive enzymes from a modified lysosome called the acrosome, situated at the head of the sperm. Source: http://arbl.cvmbs.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/reprod/fert/fert.html, GOC:jl
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See term history for GO:0007341 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of penetration of zona pellucida (GO:0007341)
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penetration of zona pellucida [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
penetration of zona pellucida [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) reproduction (GO:0000003)
penetration of zona pellucida [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multi-organism process (GO:0051704)
penetration of zona pellucida [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) reproductive process (GO:0022414)
penetration of zona pellucida [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multi-organism reproductive process (GO:0044703)
penetration of zona pellucida [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
penetration of zona pellucida [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
penetration of zona pellucida [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) sexual reproduction (GO:0019953)
penetration of zona pellucida [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) single organism reproductive process (GO:0044702)
penetration of zona pellucida [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) fertilization (GO:0009566)
penetration of zona pellucida [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular organism reproduction (GO:0032504)
penetration of zona pellucida [is_a relation] is_a  multi-multicellular organism process (GO:0044706)
penetration of zona pellucida [is_a relation] is_a  multicellular organismal reproductive process (GO:0048609)
penetration of zona pellucida [part_of relation] part_of  single fertilization (GO:0007338)

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