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  • Naoko Kimura, Yoshiaki Konno, Kazuchika Miyoshi, Hiromichi Matsumoto, Eimei Sato
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biology of reproduction
  • 2002 (First Publication: 1 March 2002)
  • Abstract The transient synthesis and accumulation of hyaluronan (HA), an extracellular matrix component of cumulus cells, brings about expansion of cumulus-oocyte complexes (COCs) in preovulatoryExpand
  • Naoko Kimura, Yutaka Hoshino, Kiyoshi Totsukawa, Etsuro Sato
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Society of Reproduction and Fertility supplement
  • 2007
  • Mammalian oocytes acquire their intrinsic ability in a stepwise manner through ovarian folliculogenesis, ultimately reaching the competence to undergo complete oocyte maturation at the final stage ofExpand
  • Satoshi P. Tsunoda, Natsuko Kawano, Kenji Miyado, Naoko Kimura, Junichi Fujii
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biology of reproduction
  • 2012 (First Publication: 1 November 2012)
  • ABSTRACT The oxidative modification of gametes by a reactive oxygen species is a major deleterious factor that decreases the successful rate of in vitro fertilization. Superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1)Expand