Sperm capacitation occurs naturally in the female reproductive tract after ejaculation. As the sperm move through the cervix, uterus, and fallopian tubes to the egg, they undergo a series of changes to become capable of fertilization.
By Álvaro Martínez Moro B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Gustavo Daniel Carti M.D. (gynecologist), Luis Gijón Tévar B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (embryologist), Paula Fabra Roca M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Romina Packan (invitra staff) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 07/24/2020