Caption: Fertilisation. Animation of sperm cells attempting to penetrate a human egg. Only one of these sperm cells fertilises the egg. Fertilisation occurs when the sperm's genetic material (deoxyribonucleic acid, DNA) fuses with the egg's DNA forming a zygote.

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Keywords: animation, biological, biology, cell, cells, conception, egg, female, fertilisation, fertilising, fertilization, fertilizing, gamete, gametes, head, human body, life, male, origin, ova, ovum, penetrate, penetrating, penetration, race, reproduction, sex cell, sexual reproduction, showreel, sperm, spermatozoa, spermatozoan, start, tail, zona pellucida

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Duration: 00:00:20

Frame size: 1920x1080

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