Testicular differentiation in mammals under normal and experimental conditions.

  title={Testicular differentiation in mammals under normal and experimental conditions.},
  author={Horacio Merchant-Larios and Teruko Taketo},
  journal={Journal of electron microscopy technique},
  volume={19 2},
Gonadal differentiation begins with the establishment of a sexually undifferentiated gonad, in which gonadal cords are formed by condensation of somatic cells and deposition of basal laminar components around the cluster of epithelial-like cells. The first event of sexual differentiation is the invasion of mesenchymal and endothelial cells into the genital ridge in the XY gonad. As a consequence of this event, the gonadal cords become conspicuous, recognized as seminiferous cords (or testis… CONTINUE READING


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