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Name the functions - Acrosome

What is the function of acrosome?

Solution

Acrosome − It is a cap-like structure present in the anterior part of the head of the sperm. It contains hyaluronidase enzyme, which hydrolyses the outer membrane of the egg, thereby helping the sperm to penetrate the egg at the time of fertilization.

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 NCERT Solution for Biology Textbook for Class 12 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 3: Human Reproduction
Q: 15.3 | Page no. 56
 2016-2017 (March) (with solutions)
Question 6.1.4 | 1.00 mark

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