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Figure 3. Structure and effect of sulfated polysaccharides from the sea urchin egg jelly as inducers of the acrosome reaction in sperm of three species that co-exist in the sea harbor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Data modified from Alves et al. (39) (printed with permission).