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Keywords: molecular mobilityClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (22): 3594–3600.
Published: 15 November 2008
... molecular mobility The movement of sperm flagella is driven by microtubule sliding powered by dynein arms, which is coupled to ATP hydrolysis. In the case of sea-urchin spermatozoa, respiration by the mitochondria located at the flagellar basal ends is the main source of ATP. Besides free diffusion...