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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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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND A biochemical marker for embryo development would increase the chance of a successful pregnancy with IVF by optimizing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Abstract The present study was conducted to examine the protective effect of cumulus cells on oocyte damage caused by reactive… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
It has long been known that trade wind cumulus and deep cumulonimbus represent primary components of the broad spectrum of… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
1984
Review
1984
1. Cell Culture Approach to the Study of Granulosa Cells In 1672, Regnier de Graaf first described the differentiation of ovarian… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Cell-to-cell communication was characterized in cumulus-oocyte complexes from rat ovarian follicles before and after ovulation… Expand
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