Reproductive system Study guide

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Review questions: Reproductive system 1. Why are our testes external to the body and what developmental and structural modifications are adapted to that unique anatomical position? 2. What are the hormonal and non-hormonal roles of the Sertoli cells? 3. What is the major role of the interstitial cells? 4. What are the similarities and differences between sperm and oocyte development, when it comes to meiosis? 5. Understand both spermatogenesis and oogenesis in detail 6. How is the semen necessary for fertilization? 7. What are the major roles of testosterone? How do we make sure not too much testosterone is secreted? 8. How does the autonomic nervous system stimulate erection and ejaculation (no need to know the molecular details regarding nitric oxide)? 9. Imagine yourself being a primary oocyte, one of the lucky ones that made it to puberty. Your month had come and you were “chosen” to be one of the candidates for fertilization. Describe your daily life in the next month and hopefully, if you are the one
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2010 for the course BIOL 252 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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