Oogenesis in an Adult Prosimian

@article{Butler1970OogenesisIA,
  title={Oogenesis in an Adult Prosimian},
  author={H. Butler and M. B. Juma},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1970},
  volume={226},
  pages={552-553}
}
IN most Eutherian mammals oogenesis, that is, mitotic proliferation of oogonia followed by the formation of oocytes in the arrested diplotene stage of meiosis, occurs only during embryonic life or the first weeks of postnatal life1. Certain prosimians seem to be exceptions to this general rule. Some fifty years ago Gérard2 described germinal cords, containing oogonia and oocytes in the prophase of meiosis, in the ovarian cortex of an adult greater galago (Galago crassicaudatus). Similar… CONTINUE READING

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