Polyspermy in birds: sperm numbers and embryo survival.

Hemmings, N. and Birkhead, T.R. (2015) Polyspermy in birds: sperm numbers and embryo survival. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences , 282 (1818). ISSN 0962-8452



  • Hemmings, N.
  • Birkhead, T.R.
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2015 The Authors. Published by the Royal Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/, which permits unrestricted use, provided the original author and source are credited.
Keywords: domestic fowl; embryo development; fertilization; ovum activation; supernumerary sperm; zebra finch
  • Accepted: 22 September 2015
  • Published: 7 November 2015
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > School of Biosciences (Sheffield) > Department of Animal and Plant Sciences (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2015 14:45
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2015 14:45
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1682
Status: Published
Publisher: The Royal Society
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1682
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