Comparative aspects of animal oogenesis.

@article{Matova2001ComparativeAO,
  title={Comparative aspects of animal oogenesis.},
  author={Nina Matova and Lynn Cooley},
  journal={Developmental biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={231 2},
  pages={291-320}
}
All metazoans that reproduce sexually have the ability to form gametes. Both types of gametes, the egg and the sperm, arise from germ cells, undergo a unique program of differentiation, and are destined to unite. The outcome of their union, the zygote, is a cell possessing the tremendous potential to build a new individual that expresses, maintains, and propagates characteristics of the species.The focus of this review is the development of the egg in animals, beginning with the formation of… CONTINUE READING
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