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Oocytes

Known as: Ovocyte, oocyte (cell), Oocyte 
Female germ cells derived from OOGONIA and termed OOCYTES when they enter MEIOSIS. The primary oocytes begin meiosis but are arrested at the… 
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
RNA interference (RNAi) is a mechanism by which double-stranded RNAs (dsRNAs) suppress specific transcripts in a sequence… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Somatic cell nuclear transfer allows trans-acting factors present in the mammalian oocyte to reprogram somatic cell nuclei to an… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
The production of functional female gametes is essential for the propagation of all vertebrate species. The growth of oocytes… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
  • E. Li
  • Nature Reviews Genetics
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 18518233
The developmental programme of embryogenesis is controlled by both genetic and epigenetic mechanisms. An emerging theme from… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Xenopus oocytes convert a continuously variable stimulus, the concentration of the maturation-inducing hormone progesterone, into… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The objective of these studies was to achieve complete oocyte development in vitro beginning with the oocytes in the primordial… 
Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
  • J. Dumont
  • Journal of morphology
  • 1972
  • Corpus ID: 43105740
Oogenesis in the anuran Xenopus laevis can be divided into six stages based on the anatomy of the developing oocyte. Stage I… 
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Fully grown oocytes of the frog (Rana pipiens) undergo cytoplasmic and nuclear maturation when treated with progesterone after… 
Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
The need to develop a common terminology to describe the components of the ovary has been felt for some time (Gatz, 1955…