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Ovum Transport

Transport of the OVUM or fertilized ovum (ZYGOTE) from the mammalian oviduct (FALLOPIAN TUBES) to the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION in the UTERUS.
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2006
2006
  • S. Anand, S. Guha
  • Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 24955893
Although the forces leading to ovum transport in the oviduct cannot be measured experimentally, their magnitudes can be estimated… Expand
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2002
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2002
  • H. Croxatto
  • Reproductive biomedicine online
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 40185597
A great deal is now known about the migration of spermatozoa within the female reproductive tract, and how they interact with the… Expand
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2000
2000
The effect of the inhibition of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) on ovum transport and oviductal motility in rats was investigated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Ovum transport in mammalian oviducts involves two main effectors: ciliary motility and muscle contractility. To study the… Expand
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1983
1983
A theoretical fluid dynamical model of ovum transport in the oviduct incorporating transport mechanisms due to ciliary activity… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
The oviduct isthmus is capable of transporting spermatozoa and ova in opposite directions. A column of tenacious mucus that… Expand
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1978
1978
In both in vitro and in vivo experiments, polycationic macromolecules,such as poly(L-lysine), inhibited the transport of either… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Ciliary ovum transport through the oviductal ampulla was investigated, in vivo, by blocking smooth muscle activity. Isoproterenol… Expand
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1976
1976
Prostaglandin (PG) F2 alpha provoked a contraction of longitudinal tissue strips from the uterine, vaginal and isthmus regions of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Abstract Experiments were designed to establish the detailed time-course of ovum transport through the rabbit oviduct, as well as… Expand
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