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Term:sperm entry
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Definition:An endocytosis process that results in penetration of the egg shell through the micropyle (a specialized anterior opening in the vitelline envelope) and entry of the entire sperm, including the surrounding plasma membrane and the sperm tail, into the egg cytoplasm. This step in fertilization is seen in Drosophila, where a plasma membrane fusion event between the sperm and the egg does not occur.


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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Ube3a ubiquitin protein ligase E3A ISO MGI:MGI:2181811 (MGI:MGI:3584321|PMID:11756548) RGD PMID:11756548 MGI:MGI:3584321 NCBI chr 1:116,586,901...116,678,161
Ensembl chr 1:116,587,815...116,679,973
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  biological_process 20028
    reproductive process 1797
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    reproduction 1800
      reproductive process 1797
        multi-organism reproductive process 1248
          sexual reproduction 992
            fertilization 195
              single fertilization 150
                sperm entry 1
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