Oh Baby: Scientists find protein that lets egg and sperm hook up
WASHINGTON, April 16 (Reuters) - You can forget about the birds and the bees. If you really want to learn how babies are made, you need to know about Juno and Izumo.
Fertilization takes place when an egg cell and a sperm cell recognize one another and fuse to form an embryo. But how they recognize each other in order to hook up had remained a mystery.
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