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Researchers Identify Protein in Mice That Helps Prepare for Healthy Egg-Sperm Union

July 27, 2015 - Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered a protein that plays a vital role in healthy egg-sperm union in mice. The protein RGS2 can delay an egg’s development into an embryo in order to allow time for sperm to arrive and merge with the egg in a healthy fertilization process. The embryo cannot survive without the male chromosomes. (Read More)

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