Name the functions - Acrosome of sperm. - Biology

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Name the functions - Acrosome of sperm.

What is the function of acrosome of sperm.

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Acrosome of sperm − 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.

Concept: Gametogenesis
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Chapter 3: Human Reproduction - Exercises [Page 56]

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NCERT Biology Class 12
Chapter 3 Human Reproduction
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