Sperm Publications

  1. Roy D., Levi K., Kiss V., Nevo R. & Eisenbach M. (2020) Rhodopsin and melanopsin coexist in mammalian sperm cells and activate different signaling pathways for thermotaxis. Scientific Reports, 10(1):112
  2. Perez Cerezales C. S., Boryshpolets S., Afanzar O., Brandis A., Nevo R., Kiss V. & Eisenbach M. (2015) Involvement of opsins in mammalian sperm thermotaxis. Scientific Reports, 5:16146
  3. Boryshpolets S., Perez Cerezales S. & Eisenbach M. (2015) Behavioral mechanism of human sperm in thermotaxis: a role for hyperactivation. Human Reproduction, 30(4):884-892
  4. Armon L., Ben-Ami I., Ron-El R. & Eisenbach M. (2014) Human oocyte-derived sperm chemoattractant is a hydrophobic molecule associated with a carrier protein. Fertility and Sterility, 102(3):885-890
  5. Armon L., Caplan S. R., Eisenbach M. & Friedrich B. M. (2012) Testing Human Sperm Chemotaxis: How to Detect Biased Motion in Population Assays. PLoS One, 7(3):
  6. Bahat A., Caplan S. R. & Eisenbach M. (2012) Thermotaxis of Human Sperm Cells in Extraordinarily Shallow Temperature Gradients Over a Wide Range. PLoS One, 7(7):
  7. Armon L. & Eisenbach M. (2011) Behavioral Mechanism during Human Sperm Chemotaxis: Involvement of Hyperactivation. PLoS One, 6(12):e28359
  8. Gakamsky A., Armon L. & Eisenbach M. (2009) Behavioral response of human spermatozoa to a concentration jump of chemoattractants or intracellular cyclic nucleotides. Human Reproduction, 24(5):1152-1163
  9. Oren-Benaroya R., Orvieto R., Gakamsky A., Pinchasov M. & Eisenbach M. (2008) The sperm chemoattractant secreted from human cumulus cells is progesterone. Human Reproduction, 23(10):2339-2345
  10. Sun F., Bahat A., Gakamsky A., Girsh E., Katz N., Giojalas L., Tur-Kaspa I. & Eisenbach M. (2005) Human sperm chemotaxis: both the oocyte and its surrounding cumulus cells secrete sperm chemoattractants. Human Reproduction, 20(3):761-767
  11. Giojalas L., Rovasio R., Fabro G., Gakamsky A. & Eisenbach M. (2004) Timing of sperm capacitation appears to be programmed according to egg availability in the female genital tract. Fertility and Sterility, 82(1):247-249
  12. Bahat A., Tur-Kaspa I., Gakamsky A., Giojalas L., Breitbart H. & Eisenbach M. (2003) Thermotaxis of mammalian sperm cells: A potential navigation mechanism in the female genital tract. Nature Medicine, 9(2):149-150
  13. Fabro G., Rovasio R., Civalero S., Frenkel A., Caplan S., Eisenbach M. & Giojalas L. (2002) Chemotaxis of capacitated rabbit spermatozoa to follicular fluid revealed by a novel directionality-based assay. Biology of Reproduction, 67(5):1565-1571
  14. Jaiswal B., Cohen-Dayag A., Tur-Kaspa I. & Eisenbach M. (1998) Sperm capacitation is, after all, a prerequisite for both partial and complete acrosome reaction. FEBS Letters, 427(2):309-313
  15. Cohendayag A., Ralt D., Turkaspa I., Manor M., Makler A., Dor J., Mashiach S. & Eisenbach M. (1994) Sequential Acquisition of Chemotactic Responsiveness by Human Spermatozoa. Biology of Reproduction, 50(4):786-790
  16. Ralt D., Manor M., Cohendayag A., Turkaspa I., Benshlomo I., Makler A., Yuli I., Dor J., Blumberg S., Mashiach S. & Eisenbach M. (1994) Chemotaxis and Chemokinesis of Human Spermatozoa to Follicular Factors. Biology of Reproduction, 50(4):774-785