Textbook Rewrite? Adult Mammals May Produce Eggs After All

  title={Textbook Rewrite? Adult Mammals May Produce Eggs After All},
  author={Jennifer Couzin},
  pages={1593 - 1593}
  • J. Couzin
  • Published 12 March 2004
  • Biology, Education
  • Science
A series of studies on mice has indicated that mouse ovaries harbor a previously undiscovered type of stem cell that can form new eggs through adulthood. 
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