What is sertoli cell?

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Sertoli cell is associated with developing germ cells in seminiferous tubule of the testis.

These cells protect the developing sperm besides maintaining, nourishing, and regulating the process of spermatogenesis (process by which male gametes form).

Process of Spermatogenesis : diploid spermatogonium (undifferentiated male germ cell) > spermatocyte > spermatid (immature male sex cell) > mature sperm

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