Name

IZUMO1 Gene

izumo sperm-egg fusion 1

The sperm-specific protein Izumo, named for a Japanese shrine dedicated to marriage, is essential for sperm-egg plasma membrane binding and fusion (Inoue et al., 2005 [PubMed 15759005]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]

IZUMO1R Gene

IZUMO1 receptor, JUNO