Oogenesis in Adult Mice and Starlings

Abstract

IT has long been the general assumption that, at least in the higher vertebrates, the stock of oogonia and oocytes laid down in the ovaries during embryonic life is never afterwards increased, and that in the adult the waves of maturing eggs are derived from this stock which lasts the animal throughout its active sexual life. In 1923 this theory was… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/148439a0

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