Hydrodynamic propulsion of human sperm

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Gillies, E.A.; Cannon, R.M.; Green, R.B.; Pacey, A.A.;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Subject: QA | QH301 | T1
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | reproductive and urinary physiology | urogenital system

The detailed fluid mechanics of sperm propulsion are fundamental to our understanding of reproduction. In this paper, we aim to model a human sperm swimming in a microscope slide chamber. We model the sperm itself by a distribution of regularized stokeslets over an elli... View more
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