Sperm

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  • Sperm
    • Head
      • Acrosome membrane bound storage site for digestive enzymes which penetrate the zona pellucida of the egg cell.
      • Nucleus - contains haploid chromosomes.
    • Middle Piece
      • Lots of mitochondria- provides energy for the lashing movement of the flagellum.
    • Tail
      • Microtubules- produce whip like movements, keeping the sperm in suspension and help it swim.
      • Flagellum -  Propels the sperm by its movement.

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