post-insemination sperm bias

Rodney Adams radams at BNR.CA
Thu Mar 11 18:01:12 EST 1993


Following insemination, is there anything which could affect the survival
rates or ratios of X versus Y chromosome sperm?  For instance, might the 
abundance of androgens or estrogens affect the likelihood of an X or a Y
chromosome sperm successfully fertilizing the ovum?

Just curious....

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