Reactome: A Curated Pathway Database

Interaction With Cumulus Cells

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-2534343
Type
Pathway
Species
Homo sapiens
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Summation

A typical mammalian egg is surrounded by an outer layer of about 3,000 cumulus cells embedded in an extracellular matrix rich in hyaluronic acid. It is suggested that the fertilizing sperm with it's acrosome intact, passes through the cumulus cell layer.

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