Cumulus Cells

Known as: Cumulus Granulosa Cell, Cell, Cumulus Granulosa, Granulosa Cell, Cumulus 
The granulosa cells of the cumulus oophorus which surround the OVUM in the GRAAFIAN FOLLICLE. At OVULATION they are extruded with OVUM.
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2009
Review
2009
Bidirectional communication between oocytes and the companion granulosa cells is essential for the development and functions of… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Oocyte quality is a key limiting factor in female fertility, yet we have a poor understanding of what constitutes oocyte quality… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Oocyte-derived bone morphogenetic protein 15 (BMP15) and growth differentiation factor 9 (GDF9) are key regulators of follicular… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The understanding of the mechanisms regulating human oocyte maturation is still rudimentary. We have identified… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Ovulation is a complex process initiated by the preovulatory LH surge, characterized by cumulus oocyte complex (COC) expansion… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The molecular bridges that link the LH surge with functional changes in cumulus cells that possess few LH receptors are being… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Paracrine factors secreted by the oocyte regulate a broad range of cumulus cell functions. Characteristically, cumulus cells have… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
To assess the extent of abnormal gene expression in clones, we assessed global gene expression by microarray analysis on RNA from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Until recently, fertilization was the only way to produce viable mammalian offspring, a process implicitly involving male and… (More)
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
Cell-to-cell communication was characterized in cumulus-oocyte complexes from rat ovarian follicles before and after ovulation… (More)
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