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Oh Baby: Scientists find protein that lets egg and sperm hook up

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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.

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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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