fertilizin

fertilizin
An acid polysaccharide-amino acid complex associated with the female gamete membrane of several organisms; provides receptor groups that agglutinate sperm and bind them to ova.

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fer·til·i·zin fər-'til-ə-zən, 'fert-əl-.ī-zən n a sperm-agglutinating agent that is produced by an egg and plays a part in the preliminaries of fertilization

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fer·ti·li·zin (fur″tĭ-liґzin) a substance of the plasma membrane and gelatinous coat of the oocyte of some species, considered to possess the specific receptor groups that bind the sperm to the oocyte.

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  • fertilizin — fertilizin. См. фертилизин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • fertilizin — fertilìzīn m <G fertilizína> DEFINICIJA biol. tvar koju izlučuju jajašca nekih životinjskih vrsta da bi privukli spermije iste vrste ETIMOLOGIJA v. fertilan …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • fertilizin — n. [L. fertilis, fruitful] A chemical causing species specific attachment of spermatozoon to ovum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • fertilizin — /feuhr til euh zin/, n. Biochem. See jelly coat. [1919; FERTILIZE + IN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • fertilizin — n. substance that cause a sperm cell to attach to an egg cell …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fertilizin — fer·til·i·zin …   English syllables

  • fertilizin — (ˌ)fərˈtiləzə̇n, ˈfərd.əlˌīz noun ( s) Etymology: fertilize + in : a sperm agglutinating agent produced by an egg (as of an ascidian) that plays a part in the preliminaries of fertilization …   Useful english dictionary

  • фертилизин — fertilizin фертилизин. Oдин из гамонов <gamone> вещество, выделяемое яйцеклетками и вызывающее слипание сперматозоидов. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО,… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • fertilization — fertilizational, adj. /ferr tl euh zay sheuhn/, n. 1. an act, process, or instance of fertilizing. 2. the state of being fertilized. 3. Biol. a. the union of male and female gametic nuclei. b. fecundation or impregnation of animals or plants. 4.… …   Universalium

  • jelly coat — Biochem. an ovum produced glycoprotein that causes adhesion of sperm to the ovum; fertilizin. * * * …   Universalium

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