Rheotaxis facilitates upstream navigation of mammalian sperm cells
Video 2. Human sperm cells swimming in a low-viscosity fluid (3 mPa·s) near the wall of a planar channel.The video shows that, at low viscosity, the flagellar beat of a human sperm cell typically exhibits a considerable chiral component. This follows from the fact that the flagellum never appears as a straight line (in contrast to bull sperms at same viscosity, compare Video 4). Scale bar 20 μ:m.
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