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And Steinhardt, R. A. (1975). The turning on of activities in unfertilized sea urchin eggs: Correlation with changes at the surface. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sei. A. 72, 44694473. , and Lui, C. W. (1976). Evidence for the role of a trypsin-like enzyme in the hamster sperm acrosome reaction. J. Exp. Zool. 195, 137-144. , and Turner, K. O. (1984). The effects of products and inhibitors of arachidonic acid metabolism on the hamster sperm acrosome reaction. J. Exp. Zool. 231, 283-288. Meldolesi, J. (1974).

Epel, unpublished data) or by fertilizing eggs in the presence of local anesthetics (Hylander and Summers, 1981; Longo and Anderson, 1970a; Vacquier, 1975a). Consistent with this hypothesis are observations that ammonia can parthenogenetically activate sea urchin eggs without triggering the cortical reaction (Loeb, 1913). The claim that ammonia acts by releasing a repressor protein from the egg surface (Johnson and Epel, 1975) has, however, been retracted (Carroll and Epel, 1981). The mechanism for ammonia activation remains controversial (Epel, 1978; Carroll and Epel, 1981; L.

137, 146-154. Grève, L. C , and Hedrick, J. L. (1978). An immunocytochemical localization of the cortical granule lectin in fertilized and unfertilized eggs of Xenopus laevis. Gamete Res. 1, 13-18. Grey, R. , Wolf, D. , and Hedrick, J. L. (1974). Formation and structure of the fertilization envelope in Xenopus laevis. Dev. Biol. 36, 44-61. Grey, R. , Bastiani, M. , Webb, D. , and Scheitel, E. R. (1982). An electrical block is required to prevent polyspermy in eggs fertilized by natural mating of Xenopus laevis.

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