Follicular Atresia

Known as: Atresia, Follicular, Atresias, Follicular, Follicular Atresias 
The degeneration and resorption of an OVARIAN FOLLICLE before it reaches maturity and ruptures.
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2007
2007
Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) plays an important role in folliculogenesis. AMH null mice display an increased recruitment of… (More)
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2004
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2004
Accurate estimation of the number of ovarian follicles at various stages of development is an important indicator of the process… (More)
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2001
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2001
In many organisms, early germline development takes place within cysts of interconnected cells that form by incomplete… (More)
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1999
1999
Follicular atresia is a common phenomenon in vertebrate ovaries involving the oocyte and the follicular wall degeneration. Female… (More)
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1997
1997
The Fas antigen (Fas) is a cell-surface receptor protein that mediates apoptosis-inducing signals and plays an important role in… (More)
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1995
Review
1995
The physiological regulation of follicular atresia was investigated during the early luteal phase after ovulation and during… (More)
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1994
1994
Apoptosis is a type of physiologic cell death that occurs in many tissues and be regulated by peptide growth factors. Recent… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
In the ovary, greater than 99% of the follicles present at birth are destined to degenerate during life. In humans, less than 400… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
In the present study, we examined the possibility that granulosa cell death during ovarian follicular atresia occurs by apoptosis… (More)
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1976
1976
The pattern of follicular atresia was studied in nine ovaries from children between the ages 3 months and 8 years. Atretic… (More)
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