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Factors that control the onset of folliculogenesis are critical to female gamete production, but poorly understood. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of FSH and EGF on the(More)
The process of ovarian folliculogenesis is composed of proliferation and differentiation of the constitutive cells in developing follicles. In goats, relatively little information is available on the(More)
Caprine preantral follicles within ovarian fragments were exposed to or vitrified in the presence of sucrose, dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), ethylene glycol (EG), or various combinations thereof. The(More)
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) on the survival and growth of goat preantral follicles after in vitro culture and to verify the(More)
This study evaluated the expression of FSH receptors (FSHR) in the different stages of goat follicle development and investigated whether the addition of increasing concentrations of FSH throughout(More)