Sperm competition: Defining the rules of engagement

Timothy L. Karr, Scott Pitnick

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Genetic and cell biological analyses of sperm behavior in the female reproductive tract are providing important clues to the mechanisms of sperm competition, a form of sexual selection that is an important force that shapes reproductive behavior, physiology and morphology in a wide range of species.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R787-R790
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number20
StatePublished - Oct 21 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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