Early primary--rather than primordial follicles constitute the main follicular reserve in the African elephant (Loxodonta africana).

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Information on the ovarian follicle reserve in the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) is lacking. This study set out to determine the ratios of early preantral follicles and their relative dimensions in the ovaries of 16 African elephant aged 10-34 years. The ovaries were sectioned histologically. Follicles were counted and classified according to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2010.11.003

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@article{Stansfield2011EarlyPT, title={Early primary--rather than primordial follicles constitute the main follicular reserve in the African elephant (Loxodonta africana).}, author={Fiona J. Stansfield and Helen M. Picton and Jani N{\"o}thling}, journal={Animal reproduction science}, year={2011}, volume={123 1-2}, pages={112-8} }