[Cytometry] Sperm cell sorting - affect on acrosomes

Nicole Ravida nravida at sandiegozoo.org
Mon Feb 23 16:32:25 EST 2009

I was wondering how deleterious the affect of sperm cell sorting is on acrosomes. Is there much damage to the membrane? 
Can you use FITC-PNA to sort the flourescing from non-flourescing sperm and capture the non-flourescing sperm population? 

Nicole Ravida
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