Scientists at Leeds and Bradford have found a unique ‘DNA signature’ in human sperm, which may perhaps operate as a key that unlocks an egg’s fertility thereby stimulating new life.
Drs David Miller and David Iles from the University of Leeds, in partnership with Dr Martin Brinkworth at the University of Bradford, have discovered that sperm marks a DNA signature which could only be recognized by an egg from the same species. Apparently, this permits fertilization. Also, it may even elucidate how a species grows its own exclusive genetic identity.
Read more: http://www.healthjockey.com/2009/08/04/scientists-seem-to-have-unlocked-the-key-to-human-fertility/
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