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Theca lutein cell

Known as: Theca Lutein Cells, Cells, Theca-Lutein, Cells, Small Luteal 
A cell of the corpus luteum that is derived from the inner layer of the sheath surrounding the graafian follicle.
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Vitamin E and carotenoids are fat-soluble microconstituents that may exert beneficial effects in humans, including protection… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
In humans, as in plants, the xanthophyll lutein is believed to function in two important ways: first as a filter of high energy… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE Dietary carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin may play a protective role against visual loss from age-related macular… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The primary function of the corpus luteum is secretion of the hormone progesterone, which is required for maintenance of normal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
To test the hypothesis that the hyperandrogenemia associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) results from an intrinsic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Vascular permeability factor/vascular endothelial growth factor (VPF/VEGF) is a cytokine that is overexpressed in many tumors, in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The objective of the present study was to characterize expression of mRNAs encoding FSH and LH receptors during follicular… Expand
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Review
1987
Review
1987
Publisher Summary Theca cell differentiation and the synthesis of aromatizable androgens are obligatory for follicular estradiol… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Small follicles in human ovaries were divided into 4 groups based on the morphological characteristics of the granulosa cells… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
A procedure which utilized elutriation was developed which permitted the separation of two populations of luteal cells from… Expand
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