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could you please tell me what are sertoli cells are ,are they the building blocks of sperm.thank you.
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Sertoli cell (a kind of sustentacular cell) is a 'nurse' cell of the testes which is part of a seminiferous tubule. It is activated by follicle-stimulating hormone, and has FSH-receptor on its membranes. Its main function is to nurture the developing sperm cells through the stages of spermatogenesis. Because of this, it has also been called the "mother cell
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so they are not the germ cells ,which make the sperm ,but are only the nature cells,is this correct,or can they be programmed to produce sperm .
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is there any hope for men ,with this kind of conditon soon.no sperm only sertolicells.
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