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Jun Takayama1,2, Tatsuya Tajima3,4, Shuichi Onami1,5, and Hitoshi Nishimura3§

1Laboratory for Developmental Dynamics, RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0047, Japan

2Department of Frontier Studies of Medical AI, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8575, Japan

3Department of Life Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Setsunan University, Neyagawa, Osaka 572-8508, Japan

4Life Science Center for Survival Dynamics, Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577, Japan

5Laboratory for Developmental Dynamics, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0047, Japan

§Correspondence to: Hitoshi Nishimura (nishimura@lif.setsunan.ac.jp)





Extended Data

  • Description: This is a movie file recording live fertilization between WT-like spermatozoa and WT-like oocytes. . Resource Type: InteractiveResource. DOI: 10.22002/D1.1887
  • Description: This is a movie file recording live fertilization between spe-45 mutant spermatozoa and WT-like oocytes.. Resource Type: InteractiveResource. DOI: 10.22002/D1.1889



This work was supported by MEXT KAKENHI Grant Number 24112716 (to H.N.) and JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 24570241 (to H.N.).

Author Contributions

  • Jun Takayama: Data curation, Investigation, Methodology, Validation, Writing - review and editing
  • Tatsuya Tajima: Investigation, Writing - review and editing
  • Shuichi Onami: Supervision, Writing - review and editing
  • Hitoshi Nishimura: Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Project administration, Supervision, Visualization, Writing - original draft, Writing - review and editing

Reviewed By

Andrew Singson


  • Received: 2/17/2021
  • Accepted: 2/18/2021
  • Published: 2/21/2021


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PubMed Central: PMC7900825

PubMed: 33644705

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