Pre-ovulatory RNA Synthesis in human oocytes of large antral follicles

Continuing RNA synthesis in oocytes has been detected in the mouse after the growth phase is complete (Wassarman & Letourneau, 1976) and more recently in the rabbit and the pig (Motlik et al., 1978; Crozet et al., 1981). In man two distinct categories of non-atretic large antral follicles, denoted as pre-ovulatory and non-ovulatory, are present in the pre… (More)