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A period of oocyte growth is followed by a process called oocyte maturation (the resumption of meiosis) which occurs prior to… Expand
A.Hagting and C.Karlsson contributed equally to this work
We have used immunofluorescence staining to study the subcellular distribution of cyclin A and B1 during the somatic cell cycle… Expand Highly purified maturation-promoting factor (MPF) from Xenopus eggs contains both cyclin B1 and cyclin B2 as shown by Western… Expand CYCLINS are proteins synthesized during each cell cycle and abruptly destroyed in each mitosis1–5. Cyclins have been implicated… Expand We show that cyclin plays a pivotal role in the control of mitosis. A proteolysis-resistant mutant of cyclin prevents the… Expand In the clam, Spisula, two previously described proteins known as cyclin A and B display the unusual property of selective… Expand Maturation-promoting factor causes germinal vesicle breakdown when injected into Xenopus oocytes and can induce metaphase in a… Expand During mouse oocyte maturation the regulation of the activity of a cytoplasmic maturation-promoting factor (MPF) was examined… Expand Fully grown oocytes of the frog (Rana pipiens) undergo cytoplasmic and nuclear maturation when treated with progesterone after… Expand