10 Interesting Facts About Sperm

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1. High Rate of Abnormality

Over 90% of an ejaculation contains abnormal sperm. Although this doesn’t matter as just one of the million is required for fertilization.

2. Sperm Machine

Although there is a large amount that leaves from time to time, studies show that healthy and strong sperm takes over 2 months to develop.

3. The Attack Helmet

The head of a sperm is topped with acrosome, this chemical helps break down the external surface of the egg and enter.

4. One is Still Two:

Its ok if you don’t have one testicle, one is as good as two. It doesn’t actually change your potency level.

5. Y Chromosome

The Y chromosome is directly inherited from your father. Every other chromosome is a fusion of the mother and father but the Y stays the same through generations sometimes.

6. Forever Fertile

Women have a fixed number of eggs and run out by the time they are 50 but men can father a son for as long as they are alive.

7. Immune And Safe

Sperm cells could be attacked by our own immune system, but that doesn’t happen because they have a external layer of cells that prevents this damage.

8. Mode Of Transport

Sperm cells actually only transport the DNA that is required to create an offspring, they are not exactly what helps.

9. Keep It Cool

For sake of the sperm the testicles have to be around 7 degrees cooler than the normal body temperature.

10. Population

Although every ejaculation may only be around half a teaspoon, it contains 200 million sperms. That is two-thirds the population of the United States.

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