Contraception targets in Mammalian ovarian development.

Abstract

In the human ovary, early in pre-natal life, oocytes are surrounded by pre-granulosa follicular cells to form primordial follicles. These primordial oocytes remain dormant, often for decades, until recruited into the growing pool throughout a woman's adult reproductive years. Activation of follicle growth and subsequent development of growing oocytes in pre… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-02062-9_4

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