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Secondary oocyte

Known as: Ovocytus secondarius, Unfertilized egg 
A female germ cell in which the first meiotic division is completed. The second meiotic division usually stops short of completion unless… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BackgroundReal time RT-PCR has become an important tool for analyzing gene expression in fish. Although several housekeeping… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BackgroundThe aim of this study was to identify differentially expressed ovarian genes during primary and early secondary oocyte… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In mammalian fertilization, the paternal genome is delivered to the secondary oocyte by sperm with protamine compacted DNA, while… Expand
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE To identify transcripts whose expression is restricted to germ cells. DESIGN Expressed sequence tags (ESTs) from… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
In this paper we study Xotx2, a Xenopus homeobox gene related to orthodenticle, a gene expressed in the developing head of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) of live starfish oocytes was observed during meiotic maturation and fertilization. The ER was… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Fertilization of Xenopus laevis eggs triggers a period of rapid cell division comprising 12 nearly synchronous mitoses. Protein… Expand
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1988
1988
Previous gene-transfer experiments have identified a 2500-nucleotide 5' domain of the CyIIIa cytoskeletal actin gene, which… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
A factor necessary for the accurate transcription of cloned Xenopus 5S genes in vitro has been isolated from soluble extracts of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Fully grown oocytes of the frog (Rana pipiens) undergo cytoplasmic and nuclear maturation when treated with progesterone after… Expand
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