Cannabinoid Receptor Found in Spermatozoa, Vital to Penetration of Ovum

Share Tweet Stumble +1 PinBiologists have detected a cannabinoid receptor in spermatozoa. Endogenous cannabinoids that occur in both the male and the female genital tract activate the spermatozoa: they trigger the so-called acrosome reaction, during which the spermatozoon releases digestive enzymes and loses the cap on the anterior half of its head. Without this reaction, … Continue reading Cannabinoid Receptor Found in Spermatozoa, Vital to Penetration of Ovum