Stem cells: Makeshift sperm production

Allan C. Spradling

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Abstract

Early middle age is a difficult time, not least for male fruitflies when sperm production falls. The unexpected reason for this decline seems to be that, as tissues age, maintaining functional stem cells becomes difficult.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)583-585
Number of pages3
JournalNature
Volume456
Issue number7222
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 4 2008
Externally publishedYes

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Stem cells : Makeshift sperm production. / Spradling, Allan C.

In: Nature, Vol. 456, No. 7222, 04.12.2008, p. 583-585.

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Spradling, AC 2008, 'Stem cells: Makeshift sperm production', Nature, vol. 456, no. 7222, pp. 583-585. https://doi.org/10.1038/456583a
Spradling, Allan C. / Stem cells : Makeshift sperm production. In: Nature. 2008 ; Vol. 456, No. 7222. pp. 583-585.
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