cortical granule

A secretory vesicle that is stored under the cell membrane of an egg. These vesicles fuse with the egg plasma membrane as part of egg activation and… (More)
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2007
2007
In many organisms, cortical granules undergo exocytosis following fertilization, releasing cargo proteins that modify the… (More)
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2004
2004
Cortical granules are specialized organelles whose contents interact with the extracellular matrix of the fertilized egg to form… (More)
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2003
2003
A cortical granule-free domain (CGFD) overlies the metaphase chromatin in fully mature mouse eggs. Although a chromatin-induced… (More)
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2002
2002
Cortical granules exocytose after the fusion of egg and sperm in most animals, and their contents function in the block to… (More)
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2001
2001
The cDNAs encoding two human homologs of the Xenopus oocyte lectin, XL35, were isolated from a small intestine cDNA library and… (More)
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1999
1999
The zebrafish egg provides a useful experimental system to study events of fertilization, including exocytosis. We show by… (More)
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1998
1998
Egg activation at fertilization in the sea urchin results in the exocytosis of approximately 15,000 cortical granules that are… (More)
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1998
1998
Exocytosis of cortical granules in mouse eggs is required to produce the zona pellucida block to polyspermy. In this study, we… (More)
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1992
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1992
The role of calcium in cortical granule exocytosis and activation of the cell cycle at fertilization was examined in the mouse… (More)
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1968
1968
This paper presents morphological evidence on the origin of cortical granules in the oocytes of Arbacia punctulata and other… (More)
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