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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
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
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
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
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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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Using the calcium-specific, chemiluminescent photoprotein aequorin, we have measured changes in the concentration of free… Expand
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The activity of tyrosine-specific protein kinase was estimated during early embryonic development of the sea urchin… 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
Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
Triton-treated cortical fragments of unfertilized and fertilized sea urchin eggs prepared in the presence of greater than or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
Patterns of protein synthesis during the development of Xenopus were studied by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis. Up to the… 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