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Claudio Barros Rodríguez

Fernando Claudio Barros Rodríguez, Chilean reproductive biologist (Santiago 23 October 1936 – 27 October 2008)

Regarded as a world leader in sperm biology

Authored studies on reproductive biology of mammals and invertebrates and gamete cryopreservation

Showed that the mammalian oocyte and the spermatozoon fuse together side by side


With M.I. de los Reyes & J.A. Palomino. Effect of human chorionic gonadotrophin supplementation during different culture periods on in vitro maturation of canine oocytes. Theriogen. 64(1):1-11, 2005 

With M.R. Solovera & J.A. Stuardo Rosales. Efecto del medio de cultivo sobre el desarollo embrionario bovino in vitro (Effect of culture medium on in vitro  bovine embryo development). Veterin. Mex. 34(4):389-95, 2003

With M.I. de los Reyes. Immunolocalization of proacrosin/acrosin in bovine sperm and sperm penetration through the zona pellucida. Anim. Reprod. Science 58(3-4):215-8, 2000

With M. Valdivia, T. Sillerico & A. de Ioannes. Proteolytic activity of rabbit perivitelline spermatozoa (1999)

With R. Yanagimachi. Induction of zona reaction in gold hamster eggs by cortical granule material. Nature 233:268-9, 1971

With A. Garavaono. Capacitation of hamster sperm with blood sera. J. Reprod. Fertility  22:381-4, 1970

With J.M. Bedford, L.E. Franklin & C.R. Austin. Membrane vesiculation as a feature of the mammalian acrosome reaction. J. Cell Biol. 34(3):195, 1967

Autodiferenciación del miembro posterior del embrión de pollo en implantes corioalantoicos

With M. I. de los Reyes. In vitro sperm penetration through the zona pellucida of immature and in vitro matured oocytes using fresh, chilled and frozen canine semen