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Term:prevention of polyspermy
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Accession:GO:0060468 term browser browse the term
Definition:The negative regulation of fertilization process that takes place as part of egg activation, ensuring that only a single sperm fertilizes the egg.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: negative regulation of fertilization involved in egg activation;   polyspermy block

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Adam24 a disintegrin and metallopeptidase domain 24 ISO MGI:4437125 (MGI:4429778|PMID:19670298) RGD PMID:19670298 MGI:4429778 NCBI chr16:54,625,789...54,631,824
Ensembl chr16:54,625,847...54,628,458
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G Astl astacin like metalloendopeptidase ISO (MGI:5427546|PMID:22472438) RGD PMID:22472438 MGI:5427546 NCBI chr 3:119,783,717...119,799,450
Ensembl chr 3:119,783,717...119,799,450
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G Tpst2 tyrosylprotein sulfotransferase 2 ISO MGI:3512111 (MGI:4948779|PMID:21339297) RGD PMID:21339297 MGI:4948779 NCBI chr12:50,343,076...50,383,534
Ensembl chr12:50,343,086...50,383,496
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G Zp2 zona pellucida glycoprotein 2 IEA
PMID:22472438, PMID:22472438 GO_REF:0000107, MGI:5427546, RGD:8554097 NCBI chr 1:189,899,906...189,911,650
Ensembl chr 1:189,899,892...189,911,650
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  biological_process 20020
    reproductive process 1798
      prevention of polyspermy 4
        cortical granule exocytosis + 0
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  biological_process 20020
    reproduction 1801
      reproductive process 1798
        multi-organism reproductive process 1249
          sexual reproduction 993
            fertilization 196
              regulation of fertilization 14
                negative regulation of fertilization 4
                  negative regulation of conjugation with zygote 4
                    prevention of polyspermy 4
                      cortical granule exocytosis + 0
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