Historical perspective of turnover of dominant follicles during the bovine estrous cycle: key concepts, studies, advancements, and terms.


This review chronicles the key concepts, studies, advancements and terms that have led to our current understanding of turnover of dominant follicles (growth and atresia) during the bovine estrous cycle. The "two-wave" concept of follicular development was first proposed in 1960, but remained controversial for the next 28 yr. The concept of the "dominant… (More)

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