Evolutionary Biology: Sterile Saviours

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Sterile sperm castes are widespread, but their significance remains enigmatic. New experiments on Drosophila pseudoobscura reveal that sterile sperm may promote the survival of fertilising sperm inside the spermicidal female reproductive tract.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-263
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 25 Mar 2008

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