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Term:
outer acrosomal membrane (GO:0002081)
Annotations: Rat: (6) Mouse: (5) Human: (6) Chinchilla: (5) Bonobo: (5) Dog: (5) Squirrel: (4) Pig: (5)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
acrosomal membrane +     
membrane region +     
annulate lamellae  
attachment organelle membrane 
inner acrosomal membrane  
membrane microdomain +   
outer acrosomal membrane  
The acrosomal membrane region that underlies the plasma membrane of the sperm. This membrane fuses with the sperm plasma membrane as part of the acrosome reaction.
prospore membrane leading edge 
protein C inhibitor-acrosin complex 

Synonyms
Definition Sources: GOC:dph, PMID:8936405

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