Summary of events in seminiferous tubules

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Summary of events in seminiferous tubules Mitosis of spermatogonia: forming spermatocytes spermatogonia divide to form type A cell remains in basal compartment in spermatogonia population type B cell spermatocyte, destined to form 4 sperm cells Meiosis: spermatocytes to spermatids meiosis I: primary spermatocyte forms 2 secondary spermatocytes meiosis II: each secondary spermatocyte forms 2 spermatids Spermiogenesis: spermatids to sperm each spermatid undergoes changes to form sperm cell o at one end of nucleus, head region forms, including a tightly enclosed nucleus with an acrosome (contains hydrolytic enzymes for penetration of egg cell) at top o at other end, tail region forms, with a flagellum forming from centrioles many mitochondria (supplying energy for moving flagellum) Role of sustentacular cells Sustentacular cells (Sertoli cells)
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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