Stages of oocyte development in the zebrafish, Brachydanio rerio

@article{Selman1993StagesOO,
  title={Stages of oocyte development in the zebrafish, Brachydanio rerio},
  author={Kelly Selman and Robin A. Wallace and Andrew Sarka and Xiaoping Qi},
  journal={Journal of Morphology},
  year={1993},
  volume={218}
}
Oocyte development has been divided into five stages in the zebrafish Brachydanio rerio, based on morphological criteria and on physiological and biochemical events. In stage I (primary growth stage), oocytes reside in nests with other oocytes (Stage IA) and then within a definitive follicle (Stage IB), where they greatly increase in size. In stage II (cortical alveolus stage), oocytes are distinguished by the appearance of variably sized cortical alveoli and the vitelline envelope becomes… Expand
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