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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
In many organisms, cortical granules undergo exocytosis following fertilization, releasing cargo proteins that modify the… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
At fertilization, the release of intracellular calcium is necessary and sufficient for most, if not virtually all, of the major… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The cDNAs encoding two human homologs of the Xenopus oocyte lectin, XL35, were isolated from a small intestine cDNA library and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
With increasing time after ovulation, mammalian eggs become more sensitive to agonists of activation in vitro or may undergo… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The role of calcium in cortical granule exocytosis and activation of the cell cycle at fertilization was examined in the mouse… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Cortical granules (CGs) undergo a substantial change in distribution in the mouse oocyte cortex during meiotic maturation. In… Expand
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Review
1980
Review
1980
Publisher Summary Cortical granules are small, spherical, membrane-limited organelles found mostly beneath the oolemma of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Abstract A cytological analysis of serially sectioned unpenetrated and penetrated mouse eggs revealed the existence of a marked… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
A simple procedure is described for isolating preparations of cortical granule layers from sea urchin eggs. The isolated granules… Expand
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
This paper presents morphological evidence on the origin of cortical granules in the oocytes of Arbacia punctulata and other… Expand
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